health_sciencesBSc (Hons) in Psychiatric Nursing

BSc (Hons) in Psychiatric Nursing

Questions to ask yourself when thinking about becoming a Psychiatric Nurse ?

  • Are you a good listener?

  • Are you self aware?

  • Are you non-judgemental?

  • Can you stay calm under stress?

  • Do you get satisfaction from helping people to solve their problems?

  • Can you think on your feet when required?

  • Are you committed to expanding your education; and using it to help others in distress


If your answers to the above questions are ‘Yes’, then Psychiatric nursing is for you!!! 

Why do psychiatric nursing at WIT?

  • You will be taught and supervised by lecturers with recognised expertise in psychiatric and mental health care.

  • You will also have access to leading  clinicians and researchers in  the field of mental health care from around the World, providing you with opportunities to meet and learn from these experts. 

  • You will be given opportunities to develop your practical and psychological skills in dynamic and innovative mental health care settings across the South East. 

  • Your programme will take place in a purpose built building for nurse education, with up to date clinical labs and  state of the art IT support.


Programme Aim: The Psychiatric nursing programme at WIT aims to develop you as  a  self- aware and reflective nurse. You will have the opportunity to learn about psychiatric nursing in class in the college. You will get opportunities to  practice these skills in our state of the art psychiatric nursing laboratories before you go out on your clinical practice placements. 

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