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University of Manchester

Mental Health Nursing

UCAS Code: B762

Bachelor of Nursing (with Honours) - BNurs (H)

Entry requirements


A level

B,C,C

We require grades BCC, including at least one science: Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Health and Social Care, Applied Science.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

We welcome applicants completing an Access to HE course in a health or science related subject. However, other factors including additional educational achievements, life experience and skills will also be assessed on an individual basis. QAA's normal requirements for diploma applicants are 60 credits with 45 at level 3 and the remainder at level 2. You must also have GCSE English, Maths at grade C or above. We no longer accept equivalents to GCSE for English and Maths. Access to HE (graded from 2010) Of the 45 credits at level 3, 30 must be at distinction grade and the remaining 15 credits at merit grade. Also, 30 of the 45 level 3 credits must be in science or health-science related subjects. You must also have GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above. We no longer accept equivalents to GCSE for English and Maths.

Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate

B-C

We require core plus two A levels including at least one science (e.g. Biology, Chemistry or Psychology). GCSE requirement must include English Language and Maths at a minimum of Grade C or above with the overall GCSE profile being at least 5 GCSEs Grade B or above in different subjects.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate – Principal subjects

M2,M3,M3

We consider applicants offering Pre-U Principal Subjects, or a mix of Pre-U and A Level subjects, provided a minimum of three distinct subjects overall is taken to include at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology).

The University recognises the benefits of the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and the opportunities it provides for applicants to develop independent study and research skills. Although the Extended Project will not be included in the conditions of your offer, we strongly encourage you to provide information about the EPQ in your personal statement and at interview. A number of our academic Schools may also choose to take your performance in the EPQ into account should places be available in August for applicants who narrowly miss the entry grades for their chosen course.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSEs must include English Language and Maths at a minimum of Grade C (a Grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) or above with the overall GCSE profile being at least 5 GCSEs Grade C (a Grade 4 in the newly reformed GCSEs in England) or above in different subjects. We no longer accept equivalents to GCSE for English and Maths.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

We require 30 points overall including at least one science or science related subject (Biology, Chemistry or Psychology) and 3 subjects at higher level each with the grade of 5.

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D

D*D in combination with an A Level at grade C at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology)

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

D*-D

D*/D in combination with two A levels at grade C at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology)

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

D*DD

D*DD in Health and Social Care - 1/3 of the units undertaken must be in a science or science related unit.

OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

D*D-DD

D*D/DD in combination with two A Levels at grade C at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma

D*D

D*D in combination with an A Level at grade C at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

D*-D

D*/D in combination with two A levels at grade C at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology).

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

D*DD

D*DD in BTEC Health and Social Care - 1/3 of the units undertaken must be in a science or science related unit.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma

D*,D-D,D

D*D/DD in combination with two A Levels at grade C at least one science or science related subject (e.g. Chemistry, Biology and Psychology)

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,C,C

We require grades BCC including one science related subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Psychology). GCSE requirement must include English and Maths at Grade C or above with the overall GCSE profile being at least 5 GCSEs Grade C or above or equivalent, i.e. Standard 3 or Intermediate 2.

Scottish Higher

B,B,C,C,C

We require grades BBCCC including one science related subject (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Psychology). GCSE requirement must include English and Maths at Grade C or above with the overall GCSE profile being at least 5 GCSEs Grade C or above or equivalent, i.e. Standard 3 or Intermediate 2.

UCAS Tariff

104-128

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

24%
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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Mental health nursing

Our BNurs Mental Health Nursing course will help you become a skilled and highly sought-after graduate nurse specialising in caring for mental health patients in a range of settings.You will split your time equally between learning theory on campus and applying your knowledge to practice alongside other health professionals on your placements , which include those at specialist trusts and the opportunity to work in alternative settings in the UK and overseas. You will receive support from both our staff and your fellow students throughout your time at Manchester, as well as from experienced mentors while on placement. As a graduate, you'll have the choice of practicing as a nurse, going into a specialist or a leadership role, or undertaking further study, research opportunities or teaching.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£22,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

Extra funding

The University is committed to supporting students from low-income households through our financial support packages detailed below. Full-time UK students do not need to apply for Manchester’s bursaries separately but should ensure that they consent to share their financial details with the University when making an application to Student Finance England. http://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/student-finance/2018/

The Uni


Course location:

University of Manchester

Department:

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

TEF rating:

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What students say


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.

Nursing

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
7%
Male students
93%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
12%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
B

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.

£21,900
med
Average annual salary
99%
low
Employed or in further education
88%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Caring personal services
0%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
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.

£25k

£25k

£28k

£28k

£29k

£29k

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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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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