University of East Anglia Mental Health Nursing

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University of East Anglia Mental Health Nursing

University of East Anglia Mental Health Nursing

BSc Mental Health Nursing

Mental Health Nurses play a vital role in improving the health and wellbeing of people with mental health issues. With one in four people suffering from mental health problems every year, specialist Mental Health nurses are in huge demand.

As a specialist Mental Health Nurse, you will help others to manage their conditions and support their recovery through developing care plans and working with a wide team of health professionals to provide the help they need. It is an incredibly challenging yet rewarding career .

You will join a supportive community of health and medical students, working together to gain first-hand experience and providing first-class care. We will support you to become the very best nurse you can be.

We are ranked 6th in the UK for Nursing (The Guardian and Complete University Guide, 2017). We also have a great reputation with our partner NHS Trusts, and are proud that our students graduate with excellent career prospects and good honours.


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With the NHS Constitution at its core, our Mental Health Nursing degree provides rigorous training, fantastic placement opportunities and is fully approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
You’ll learn about the responsibilities of a Mental Health Nurse, essential nursing practice and also a number of specialist areas such as patients living with long term mental health conditions. Throughout your degree, you will gain the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to meet the complex needs of those living with mental health conditions.


Highlights of Mental Health Nursing at UEA:

  • Experience a wide range of placements including community settings, care homes and specialist care units
  • Take part in regular group work with other health and medicine students to help you develop teamwork skills
  • Link theory to practice with Enquiry Based Learning – a proven successful way to learn
  • Combine 50% theory with 50% practice – the best way to prepare for your career
  • Experience healthcare in another country with an elective placement
  • Learn in a highly supportive culture
  • Join a motivated group of students – 100% of our 2014 graduates achieved a 2.1 or first class degree