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Nursing (MentalHealth)

This degree course is a leading step a professional nursing qualification and eligibility to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc) Nursing (MentalHealth)

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

The programme is practical based and patient-centred course with equal amounts of theory and clinical practice which allows you to experience a range of healthcare services.
Studying in Bradford gives you experience of the mental health needs of a very diverse population. The placements incorporated in this course will cover a multi-ethnic city with pockets of affluence but also high levels of deprivation. You will also gain experience in a post-industrial town, a market town and the Yorkshire Dales, all with widely different communities experiencing different mental health problems. You will receive highly rated support whilst you gain experience in challenging but rewarding clinical placements.

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Why Study this Degree

This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as the statutory body and regulator of nursing and midwifery healthcare professions.

Mental Health Nursing prepares students to work in hospital wards, community teams, the independent and voluntary sectors, or specialist mental health services. Most Bradford graduates gain employment locally and immediately upon completion.

Your Pathways

The IFY will prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree. It’s made up of several core and subject-specific modules that will give you a greater understanding of your chosen subject area. The skills you develop through this programme will help you in your chosen degree, in your future career, and in all aspects of life.

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The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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University of Bradford

The University combines academic teaching with industry expertise to create a learning environment and culture that fosters innovation and excellence. This approach helps you to develop skills and gain practical experience that is highly valued by future employers.

Formed in 1832 as the Mechanics Institute, in 1966 the University of Bradford became Britain’s 40th university. Over its 50 years the University has innovated and proven its excellence, more recently, ranked top 3 in the UK for work experience and careers and employment services and won University of the Year for Social Inclusion.

The University of Bradford is made up of four academic faculties with each covering a broad range of specialisms:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Informatics
  • Faculty of Health Studies
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Management, Law & Social Sciences

 

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