Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Mental Health Nursing

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. Half of your time will be spent at the University honing your specialist knowledge, with the remainder on placements practising your skills in a supported healthcare environment. To assist your professional development, you will 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.

Visit the Men into Nursing Together Twitter page @MINTnursing for information on this initiative.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

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. Volunteering opportunities are available in the UK and overseas. You will 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.

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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BSc Mental Health Nursing | Student vlog Student Lucy tells us a little more about what life is like on her course. We even get an insight into the facilities they use, including the clinical skills suite.

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