The University College Cork's 2-year Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Specialist Mental Health Nursing Practice is a unique program that provides students with the opportunity to develop specialist skills and knowledge in mental health nursing. This program features a comprehensive curriculum that covers topics such as psychological therapies, crisis intervention, and recovery-focused care. Students will also gain hands-on experience through clinical placements where they can apply their learning to real-world scenarios. This program is designed to equip graduates with the skills necessary to support individuals suffering from mental illness and help them to live full, independent lives. With a focus on patient-centered care, graduates of this program will be well-prepared for careers in a variety of settings such as hospitals, clinics, community centers or private practice. With its emphasis on up-to date research and evidence based practice, this program provides an excellent platform for those wishing to pursue further study within the field of mental health nursing.