What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Applied Science Applied Science (Medical Science) Health and Social Care Health and Social Care (Health Sciences) Health and Social Care (Health Studies) Health and Social Care (Social Care)
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers37%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£8,000
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Abertay runs the only undergraduate honours-level nursing programme in Scotland with a sole focus on mental health. Public concern about mental health is growing and one in four people in the UK will reportedly experience a common mental health problem each year. We bring person-centred values to teaching and learning, with an emphasis on critical thinking and research. The course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, with successful completion leading to professional registration in the United Kingdom. We support you to develop you strengths. You will learn and practise a range of useful and relevant interpersonal, clinical, teamwork and leadership skills. The academic team provides the best teaching and learning experiences based on clinical experience and relevant research and knowledge. Mental Health Nursing is a route into working in a diverse range of general and specialist settings within Scotland and beyond.
Core modules (subject to change over time) - Interpersonal Skills for Nurses; Introduction to Mental Health Nursing; Physical Health and Wellbeing; Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology; Mental Health Nursing Practice 1; Mental Health Nursing 2; Evidence-based Practice; Nursing Older People; Professional Issues; Mental Health Nursing Practice 2; Professional Issues 2; Pharmacology and Medicines Management; Evidence-based Practice 2; Mental Health & Older People; Mental Health Nursing Practice 3 and Dissertation. Other modules that may be offered (subject to change over time) - Critical Thinking in Mental Health; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Leadership; Collaborative Working and Gender & Sexuality.
Abertay is at the heart of Dundee, combining the advantages of a close-knit campus with the buzz of city centre life. All of our buildings are within a quarter of a mile of each other, as are shops, bars, clubs, cinemas and theatres. The campus itself is an eclectic mixture of everything from 16th-century castles to our outstanding award-winning library.
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