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

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    36 Months
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

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

Occupational Health clearance and compliance with standard NHS immunisations requirements is mandatory and essential for placement attendance. Please click “find out more” in the fees and funding section further down this page for full details of any extra costs relating to your course.

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 - including our Clinical Skills Suite which houses a hospital ward, simulation suite and community area
  2. Professional recognition - from the Nursing & Midwifery Council, the nursing and midwifery regulator for the UK
  3. Develop practical skills with practice placements - set in real-world, multidisciplinary environments
  4. 100% of graduates in work or further study 15 months after graduation*

*Percentage of respondents from this course, HESA Graduate Outcomes 20-21

Nursing at Leeds Beckett University Get to know more about our nursing courses from our students and staff. Find out about how you'll be taught, the facilities you'll use, the placement opportunities available to you and what the Leeds student experience is like.

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