Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Mental Health Nursing

Use your personal and communication skills to learn how to support people with mental health problems, helping them lead a normal life.

Mental Health Nursing

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    B761
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    36 Months
  • Start date


    01 Sep 2021

Qualify as a registered mental health nurse and develop the expertise to be able to support people with mental illnesses in their homes and specialist health services.

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Spend time at university honing your specialist knowledge
  • Practise your skills in a supported healthcare environment during placements
  • Learn how to aid the recovery of people with mental health problems, while working alongside those in related health and social care professions, including adult nurses, social workers and dietitians

Completion of this course provides eligibility to apply for registration with the NMC as a qualified nurse - mental health nursing.

Studying nursing with Leeds Beckett gives you access to a wide variety of placement opportunities within the NHS and the voluntary sector. We can offer these in many settings, including services in drug and alcohol, mother and baby, eating disorders and forensics. 

You’ll have regular opportunities to interact with mental health service users throughout your study. Your placements will involve shift work and travel within the Leeds area.

The course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Men Into Nursing Together (MINT). Visit the MINT Twitter page @MINTnursing for information on this initiative.

Why study Mental Health Nursing at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Access to specialist facilities
  2. Professional recognition
  3. Develop practical skills with practice placements
  4. 100% of BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing students in work or further study 15 months after graduating*
  5. 100% of BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing students agreed that they were able to apply what they have learnt**

* Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020
** National Student Survey 2020>

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