University of Salford
Mental Health Nursing with a Health Care Foundation Year BSc (Hons)
University of Salford

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 95 graduates of Mental Health Nursing with a Health Care Foundation Year BSc (Hons) at University of Salford for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Mental Health Nursing.

Overall student satisfaction
66 /100
95 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Mental Health Nursing

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Mental Health Nursing at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £26500 £29000
25-75 percentile range £25000 - £28000 £20500 - £31000 £23500 - £34500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Mental Health Nursing

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25584 £27171 £29986
25-75 percentile range £24953 - £30183 £21903 - £32218 £23682 - £35970

Course Description

The Health Care Foundation Year (Year 1) aims to provide you with an understanding of the basic concepts of health care. The course also develops your skills and knowledge to prepare you for successful progression onto a degree course (Years 2-4).

The Health Care Foundation Year, will provide a solid foundation and potential pathway into one of our degree programmes such as BSc Nursing (Mental Health). The key areas of study will be effective communication and study skills and you will be introduced to basic theories and concepts within disciplines.

On this course, you will develop:

  • An understanding of fundamental theories that will be developed further within the associated degree programme
  • The necessary skills and knowledge to study successfully at level 4
  • An awareness of the importance of communication and collaboration within health care professions, and develop these skills over the duration of the programme
  • Numeracy skills and competencies required for your subject area

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Mental Health Nursing with a Health Care Foundation Year BSc (Hons) at University of Salford

97% Business and public service associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

Including one in a relevant subject/science (90 UCAS tariff points)

It is preferred that applicants already hold grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language/Literature and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification, prior to making their application. Applicants who are in the process of completing their GCSE English Language and Mathematics or level 2 equivalents may also be considered.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Mental Health Nursing with a Health Care Foundation Year, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • Foundation

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About University of Salford

The University of Salford is a publicly funded university in a town of the same name, in Greater Manchester, England. The university’s primary campus, Peel Park, is just half an hour’s walk from Manchester city centre. Additionally, this campus is also home to the Salford Museum and Art Gallery.

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