Plymouth University

65 th
Young University Rankings 2017
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Nursing (Mental Health)

Mental health nurses have a unique and profound impact on the lives of the people they care for, building and maintaining therapeutic relationships across all aspects of people’s lives. You'll gain the clinical and communication skills required to support the individual within their own recovery process. You'll develop the knowledge and experience to work within community, primary and acute care settings, and gain the confidence to help clients take the first steps to changing their lives. You will focus on developing your interpersonal skills and the importance of building of therapeutic relationships. You’ll also focus on developing the practical and effective skills of relationship building with service users. You’ll have a balanced learning experience with a wide and innovative range of teaching and assessment methods both in academic study and in practice. Your time with us will enable you to work with a range of allied health professions and other fields of nursing. * Emphasises the need for both interpersonal and technically skilled use of therapeutic conversations in supporting people to live the best lives they can on their own terms. * Is strongly focused on developing your interpersonal skills and the importance of building of therapeutic relationships. The teaching team have a shared ethos that these activities are central to mental health nursing. * Is focused on the practical and effective skills of relationship building with service users; to that end we teach a range of evidence based approaches to both assessment and treatment. * Has been developed through strong relationships with service user organisations whose input helps the creation, delivery and assessment of values-based practice. * Offers a balanced learning experience with a wide and innovative range of teaching and assessment methods both in academic study and in practice. Equal importance is given to theory and practice. Your time with us will enable you to work with a range of allied health professions and other fields of nursing. * Includes clinical placements across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, designed to maximise your range of experiences and clinical skills.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250