About this course
Discover how to become a mental health worker on our MNurs Child and Mental Health degree. You'll gain a broad set of skills that will allow you to provide evidence-based and compassionate care in many settings.
Southampton is a world-leading provider of nursing training, and you'll be supported by exceptional researchers and educators.
This master's course will prepare you to work in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). You'll study:
the science that underpins nursing
the evidence base behind the nurse's role
how nurses promote health and help people to maintain health and well-being
You'll develop practice skills through a range of nursing placements, and your learning will be further supported through simulated practice and clinical skills teaching. You will also learn with and from students of other health professions in both theory and practice.
Practice placements will normally be undertaken in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in a mixture of hospital and community settings across 6 trusts.
To prepare you for your future role, the programme will help you to:
develop skills in assessment, decision-making and managing complexity across a range of healthcare environments
understand the nature of health needs within a global context
become confident in embracing the technology and innovation that will be needed to meet people's future health needs
prepare for a future nursing leadership role in clinical or academic settings
When you finish your degree, you'll be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a registered nurse (child) and as a registered nurse (mental health).
This course is based at Highfield, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.