Why study Abertay's BSc (Hons) in Mental Health Nursing?
Join Scotland’s only undergraduate honours-level nursing degree with a sole focus on mental health. This course is grounded in a commitment to recovery as a guiding principle, with a strong focus on the delivery of research-informed, person-centred care.
This three-year Mental Health Nursing degree will provide you with a thought-provoking and contemporary study programme, carefully crafted to equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to practice as a mental health nurse.
You can graduate with an honours degree after only three years as you explore a fascinating range of topics, including physical health and wellbeing, anatomy, physiology and human biology, as you take a journey to become a reflective, self-aware and person-centred practitioner.
Throughout your degree, you’ll enjoy a consistently high level of support from a team of tutors and lecturers from a variety of clinical backgrounds, some of whom continue to work in practice. This is complemented by practitioners and colleagues from counselling and nursing.
The degree is recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for the purpose of registration as a qualified nurse (mental health).
This course scored an impressive 90% for Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey. Abertay is widely regarded as THE place to come for high quality teaching. But don't take our word for it:
- UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021).
- Top 10 in the UK for Student Satisfaction with Teaching, Course and Feedback (Guardian University Guide 2021).
- UK Top 10 for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020).