Due to media attention in recent years, the importance of mental health work is getting the recognition it deserves. If you're looking for career progression in this fascinating sector, our part-time top-up degree is for qualified mental health nurses with a Diploma of Higher Education. Our two year top-up degree condenses its training into one day a week so it can fit around your current work commitments. The unique focus of our degree is the development of therapeutic skills for mental health practice. Our expert tutors will take you through the most advanced and contemporary skills in the sector. These will include specialist therapeutic techniques such as psychosocial interventions and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. You will also cover family work as well as working with individuals with personality disorder and substance misuse issues. You will need to be working with clients in clinical practice, as therapeutic interventions are the focus for the content and assessment of this course. Other integral components of the programme are clinical innovation and change management. We pride ourselves on a vibrant student experience, employing creative teaching methods and assessment techniques. Our degrees provides world-class research and well-equipped facilities and laboratories to support all your activities. Ranking The Complete University Guide 2017 ranks us: 1st in Nursing for student satisfaction in London. Top 20 in Nursing for student satisfaction in the UK..