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King's College London, University of London

Nursing Studies with registration as a nurse (Mental Health Nursing)

UCAS Code: B760

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. Must include five GCSEs grade 4/C including English Language, Maths and Science. We can accept equivalent qualifications to meet GCSE requirements.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:12,P:3

Access to HE Diploma in either Health & Social Care, Nursing and Midwifery, or Science. Maths and English modules should be taken within the Access Diploma if you do not hold GCSEs at grade 4/C or above in these subjects.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

M2,M2,M2

Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. Must include five GCSEs grade C including English Language, Maths and Science. We can accept equivalent qualifications to meet GCSE requirements.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

All applicants must obtain or have obtained a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including Science, English and Mathematics. We can accept equivalent qualifications to meet GCSE requirements.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Including 5,5,5 at Higher Level (preferably including a Science subject). Note the total point score of 32 includes TOK/EE. Grade 5 SL in both English, Mathematics and a Science, if not offered at GCSE.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H2,H2,H3,H3,H3,H3

Must include five GCSEs grade 4/C including English Language, Maths and Science. We can accept equivalent qualifications to meet GCSE requirements.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DDM

DDM with ten modules at Distinction in either Health & Social Care or Applied Science OR DDM with ten modules at Distinction in any other subject, and one A level at grade B in a Science subject.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

DDM with ten modules at Distinction in either Health & Social Care or Applied Science OR DDM with ten modules at Distinction in any other subject, and one A level at grade B in a Science subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B

Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. Applicants must offer either 5 subjects including Mathematics , English and Science at Credit Level Standard grades at 1 or 2/Intermediate 2 grade C, or recognised equivalent.

Scottish Higher

B,B,B

Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.

UCAS Tariff

81-120

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

27%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Mental health nursing

This innovative nursing programme leads to the award of a Nursing BSc together with professional registration as a Mental Health Nurse. You will learn to work with people who have both acute and ongoing mental health problems, and will involve you working with service users and their carers in a variety of settings and specialist areas such as; forensic psychiatry, child and adolescent units, drug and alcohol addiction and eating disorders.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

King's College London, University of London

Department:

Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

65%
low
Mental health nursing

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Mental health nursing

Teaching and learning

86%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
90%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
93%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

59%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
79%
Course specific equipment and facilities
34%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
12%
Male students
88%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
12%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Nursing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£26,000
high
Average annual salary
99%
low
Employed or in further education
74%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
1%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Mental health nursing

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£31k

£31k

£29k

£29k

£32k

£32k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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