You can change your cookies preference and bring Manage cookies screen at any time by visiting our Cookies Notice page. PLEASE NOTE inactivating performance or marketing cookies will require clearing your browsing data through your browser page settings.
For more detailed information about the cookies we use, or how to clear your browser data see our Cookies Notice
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. Strictly Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. They enable basic functions such as seeing recently viewed products or searches. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by social media services or our advertising partners. Social media cookies enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see the content sharing tools. Advertising cookies may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will still see ads, but they will not be tailored to your interests.If you wish to inactivate these cookies after acceptance, please follow the advice in our cookies notice
University course intakes maybe affected by Coronavirus (COVID -19).Latest info
Course overview:Mental health nursing involves the care of people experiencing mental health problems and their families. As a mental health nurse you become an important member of a multi-professional team working in partnership with adults and children experiencing mental health problems, and their families and carers with a range of complex needs.As a mental health nurse you are in a unique and privileged position. You play a key role in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the
Mental health nursing involves the care of people experiencing mental health problems and their families. As a mental health nurse you become an important member of a multi-professional team working in partnership with adults and children experiencing mental health problems, and their families and carers with a range of complex needs.
As a mental health nurse you are in a unique and privileged position. You play a key role in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the wide-ranging care needs of people experiencing mental health problems and their families. This requires hard work, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.
If you are a motivated graduate with healthcare experience, this course gives you an exciting opportunity to work towards professional registration within two years, and prepares you for a fulfilling and successful career in mental health nursing.During the course you develop the essential knowledge and mental health nursing skills required to care for people and their families in a variety of diverse mental healthcare settings including hospital and community care. During these placements you are required to participate in shift working to include weekends and night is innovative course prepares you to be a confident and competent skilled practitioner and, ultimately, demonstrate your ability to lead and manage the care of individuals and their families. This course develops resilient and future-ready nurses who hold strong professional values, are able to exercise clinical judgement, challenge inequality, champion diversity and uphold the integrity of the profession whilst delivering high-quality, person-centred compassionate e course content reflects the changing and challenging nature of providing healthcare in the 21st century and the evolving and diverse role of the registered nurse. Leadership is embedded over two years of the course, recognising the crucial role nurses play in moving practice forward.
How you are assessed:
A variety of assessment methods consider different learning styles including written assignments, presentations and timed exams. The assessments help you develop the transferable skills sought by managers within the NHS such as delivering presentations, developing a business case, designing and defending posters and action plans, being able to engage in personal reflection and write for publication.
Essential proficiencies must be met for this course - they include:
numerical calculations in relation to drug administration
physical and manual dexterity to undertake clinical skills
your observational and auditory ability to carry out holistic practical examinations and emergency care
an accurate interpretation of assessment data and written records, such as drug prescription charts and treatment plans, to inform clinical decision making
keeping accurate and legible records.
Our Disability Services team helps students with additional needs resulting from disabilities such as sensory impairment or learning difficulties such as dyslexia.
A diverse range of career opportunities are available within the NHS and private sectors in the UK and overseas. This course provides a stepping stone from which you can develop your expertise. You have the opportunity to explore future career and academic development opportunities including becoming an NMC professional registrant, plus possible progression to becoming a non-medical prescriber, an advanced practitioner, alumni member or graduate researcher.
Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses.
The University has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further enhance the experience of its students, staff and partners.
Teesside University students on Postgraduate Search say:
“Fabulous, I studied my BA here previously and was more than happy to carry on to do my MA. All staff are super supportive, great facilities and a wonderful university/community feel.”
“Overall university experience has been brilliant so far.
Where you'll study
Our School of Computing, Engineering & Digital Technologies is home to a diverse group of courses in the fields of animation and visual effects, computer games, computer science and cybersecurity, engineering, media and journalism...