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Wrexham University: Mental Health Nursing

Institution Wrexham University View institution profile
Department School of Social and Life Sciences
Telephone 01978 293439
Study type Taught


Nursing is a rewarding profession, caring for individuals throughout their lifespan. This Nursing Master's Degree is made up of theory and practice based learning, and aims to provide you with the professional disciplinary knowledge for your preferred field of nursing – adult, children’s or mental health. It will give you the opportunity to:

  • Transfer your skills and experiences to become a fully-qualified nurse in two years

  • Undertake placements in a varied range of practice learning environments e.g., acute hospital, community, patient’s own homes, clinics and in the private and independent sector.

  • Study theoretical elements that will teach you professional leadership, research skills and evidence-based knowledge as a registered nurse in order to deliver safe, compassionate care, with a focus on undertaking assessments, clinical decision making, delivery of person-centred care, all with the evaluation of nursing practice.

  • Choose to study the Nursing Postgraduate Diploma course or this Master of Science degree and specialise in either Adult, Children’s or Mental Health Nursing.

Key course features - Obtain sought-after postgraduate credentials, with an NHS Band 5 prospective starting salary.

  • Utilise a simulation and immersive digital technologies suite providing a safe environment to enhance learning

  • Get taught through an innovative inter-professional education strategy to learn with other nursing and allied health students

  • Learn with the support of experienced practice assessors/supervisors whilst on placement and from academics, nursing staff and service users and carers in both the classroom and simulated practice environments.

  • The theoretical and practice learning element is of equal weighting, providing you with a varied range of practice learning environments.

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

Taking the next step to study at a postgraduate level is an exciting but daunting prospect. Wrexham University has the established support system, research expertise, and the facilities for you to succeed.

We work side-by-side with a range of employers, including global giants such as Toyota, Tata Steel, Airbus and the BBC. These industry connections help to ensure a consistent score as one of the top universities in Wales when it comes to postgraduate employability. Our commitment to ensuring that students leave Wrexham University career-ready has also been noticed on a more national scale, evidenced by us ranking within the …

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