Health Sciences

MSc MENTAL HEALTH NURSING - PREREGISTRATION (FEBRUARY START)

Key details 

MSC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING - PREREGISTRATION (FEBRUARY START)

Start Year
2022
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
2

Assessment for Year 1

Our course will use a range of methods to assess your progress. This will allow you to achieve the necessary academic credits needed to be awarded a Master’s degree qualification and ensure you demonstrate achievement of the competencies required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) to be eligible to register as a Mental Health Nurse. For each module, you will have the chance to test your skills with formative (practice) assessment that help you prepare for the summative (formal) assessments. These include applied written assignments, examination, oral presentations, practice-based assessment and use of professional portfolios. 

Feedback: You will get feedback on your formative (practice) assignments from your lecturers. The purpose of the feedback is to help you improve your work before your final summative (formal) assignment and we encourage you to discuss your feedback with your lecturers. For formative (practice) assignments we always aim to give you with feedback within 10 working days of hand-in. For summative (formal) assignments we aim for within 20 working days of hand-in. Your practice assessment is divided into three parts over the two-year course. You will receive formative and summative feedback from your practice supervisor, practice assessor and academic assessor. 

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Assessment for Year 2

Our course will use a range of methods to assess your progress. This will allow you to achieve the necessary academic credits needed to be awarded a Master’s degree qualification and ensure you demonstrate achievement of the competencies required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) to be eligible to register as a Mental Health Nurse. For each module, you will have the chance to test your skills with formative (practice) assessment that help you prepare for the summative (formal) assessments. These include applied written assignments, examination, oral presentations, practice-based assessment and use of professional portfolios. 

Feedback: You will get feedback on your formative (practice) assignments from your lecturers. The purpose of the feedback is to help you improve your work before your final summative (formal) assignment and we encourage you to discuss your feedback with your lecturers. For formative (practice) assignments we always aim to give you with feedback within 10 working days of hand-in. For summative (formal) assignments we aim for within 20 working days of hand-in. Your practice assessment is divided into three parts over the two-year course. You will receive formative and summative feedback from your practice supervisor, practice assessor and academic assessor. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Assessment for Year 1

Our course will use a range of methods to assess your progress. This will allow you to achieve the necessary academic credits needed to be awarded a Master’s degree qualification and ensure you demonstrate achievement of the competencies required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) to be eligible to register as a Mental Health Nurse. For each module, you will have the chance to test your skills with formative (practice) assessment that help you prepare for the summative (formal) assessments. These include applied written assignments, examination, oral presentations, practice-based assessment and use of professional portfolios. 

Feedback: You will get feedback on your formative (practice) assignments from your lecturers. The purpose of the feedback is to help you improve your work before your final summative (formal) assignment and we encourage you to discuss your feedback with your lecturers. For formative (practice) assignments we always aim to give you with feedback within 10 working days of hand-in. For summative (formal) assignments we aim for within 20 working days of hand-in. Your practice assessment is divided into three parts over the two-year course. You will receive formative and summative feedback from your practice supervisor, practice assessor and academic assessor. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Assessment for Year 2

Our course will use a range of methods to assess your progress. This will allow you to achieve the necessary academic credits needed to be awarded a Master’s degree qualification and ensure you demonstrate achievement of the competencies required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) to be eligible to register as a Mental Health Nurse. For each module, you will have the chance to test your skills with formative (practice) assessment that help you prepare for the summative (formal) assessments. These include applied written assignments, examination, oral presentations, practice-based assessment and use of professional portfolios. 

Feedback: You will get feedback on your formative (practice) assignments from your lecturers. The purpose of the feedback is to help you improve your work before your final summative (formal) assignment and we encourage you to discuss your feedback with your lecturers. For formative (practice) assignments we always aim to give you with feedback within 10 working days of hand-in. For summative (formal) assignments we aim for within 20 working days of hand-in. Your practice assessment is divided into three parts over the two-year course. You will receive formative and summative feedback from your practice supervisor, practice assessor and academic assessor. 

Clearing and Admissions Live Chat   
Register interest   
Open Days   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring and review of modules. Where this activity leads to significant change to a programme and modules, the University will endeavour to consult with affected students. The University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. Availability of optional modules may be restricted owing to timetabling, lack of demand, or limited places. Where this is the case, you will be asked to make alternative module choices and you will be supported during this process.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

Minimum 2:2 or equivalent; this programme is applicable if you are a registered Adult, Learning Disabilities or Children's nurse who wishes to become a NMC registered Mental Health Nurse. If you are a registered nurse looking for post-registration study opportunities within your own field of practice then this course is not suitable and you may wish to consider our other post-registration, professional nursing courses delivered at Degree and Master's level.

Degree subject

All subject areas considered

Additional entry requirements

The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

Applicants will be required to have a minimum of GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 / C or equivalent.

placements

As this course includes patient facing placements in health or social care settings, and these are a mandatory component of the course, you will need to comply with the placement vaccination policy. Failure to meet the placement vaccination policy may prevent you from joining the course or may lead to your withdrawal from the course in the future. Future employment may also be subject to this condition.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)

  • PTE (Pearson): 67 (minimum 64 in all components)

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk (INTO UEA Norwich)

Interviews

Applicants who pass the initial screening stage will be considered for interview.

Following interview, successful candidates will be required to complete a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) online portfolio set against defined NMC outcomes (NMC, 2018), which, on confirmation of achievement, candidates will be eligible to commence the MSc accelerated programme in 2 years.

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in February. 

 

Course Reference Number: 4477766

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2022/23 are: 

  • UK Students: £18,500. Pre-Registration courses are full-time on a two-year basis. Course fee charged £9250 per academic year.

  • International Students: Course fee charged as £36,950 over two academic years, £18,500 per academic year. 2021-22 entrants are liable for £17,600 in 2022-23.

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students). 

We estimate living expenses at £1,023 per month. 

Further Information on tuition fees can be found here

 

Scholarships and Bursaries 

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates. 

Course related costs

You can find information regarding additional course costs here. 

You can find information about scholarships, bursaries and the UK Government Postgraduate student loans here. 

Course Reference Number: 4477766

How to Apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

The closing date for receipt of complete applications is 1 June 2022. This must include the relevant supporting documents and references. 

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Studentssection of our website.

Course Reference Number: 4477766
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
2
Studying Mental Health Nursing at UEA prepares you for a career that can be as varied or specialist as you choose. Working with people of every age, from childhood to older age, it could see you caring for people recovering from acute illness or living with a disability, as well working alongside and supporting people to stay mentally and physically well. Our innovative, accelerated course is ideal if you already have a degree and are looking for a fast-track into the nursing profession. Exposing you to theory and practice, our Master’s programme will build on your prior life experience, graduate attributes and enable you to qualify as either a Mental Health nurse in just two years. You will explore all aspects of nursing, gain experience working with people receiving nursing care in a variety of settings while working alongside other health and social care professionals.
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