You are required to submit an essay in support of your application and should be written to a standard which is commensurate with the level of study being undertaken. This includes relevance to the topic, format, spelling, grammar, and clear articulation of thoughts and ideas. Essay requirements and marking criteria are set out below for each qualification. Your essay, along with other completed essential documentation, should be submitted as described in the 'Application Requirements' section of the webpage.
The course being studied should relate to your current role or role being sought. Applicants in other roles must be able to provide evidence of requiring the clinical expertise.
Examine how the qualification will benefit your mental health nursing practice and enhance your longer term goals. Illustrate how these will improve the care of the consumer.
Length: 300 words
Examine how the qualification will enhance your theoretical and technical knowledge and skills. Illustrate how this will ensure that the consumer is central and actively involved in decisions regarding care.
Length: 400 words
A Masters degree will provide the applicant with a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a professional area of practice. It will provide cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice.
Q. Identify an emerging issue within mental health and its impact on clinical practice. Using a solution focussed approach, describe opportunities available to attend to the issue and how to support the solution/s within mental health nursing practice.
Length: 500 words