Specialist Community Public Health Nursing MSc and PGDip, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17200
    Tuition (Year)
    8730
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This postgraduate diploma aims to develop specialist practitioners who are competent to practise and able to influence and facilitate change within the community nursing environment. It enables nurses to qualify as community specialist practitioners able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

About the course

Current government policy recognises the need for specialist practitioner nurses who are prepared to take on leadership and management roles, develop research skills and be innovative and creative in practice.

This postgraduate diploma aims to develop specialist practitioners who are competent to practise and able to influence and facilitate change within the community nursing environment. It enables nurses to qualify as community specialist practitioners able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment.

Programme Structure

  • Mental Health and well being
  • Nursing Prescribing
  • Developing Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice
  • Health Promotion and Public Health Leadership
  • Approaches to Research
  • Consolidated Practice
  • Dissertation
  • Managing Professional Perspective in SCPHN-OHN
  • Managing Professional Perspective in SCPHN-SN
  • Managing Professional Perspective in SCPHN-HV

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months

      1-year full-time; 2-years part-time 1-day-a-week in University and 1-day-a-week in practice

    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

Qualified nurse with active registration on the NMC Nursing Register in the UK.
A Nursing Diploma of Higher Education or the equivalent of 120 level 3 credits will be considered with nursing experience.
Health Visiting and School Nursing applicants should have active registration on the NMC Register in the UK.
All applicants are required to be interviewed to ascertain their professional readiness to undertake the programme.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas)

  • Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores)

  • BrunELT: 70% (min 60% in all areas)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17200 International
  • GBP 8730 EU/EEA

UK/EU

  • Health Visiting: £8,730 full time, £4,365 part-time
  • Occupational Health Nursing: £5,511 full-time, £2,755 part-time
  • School Nursing: £8,730 full time, £4,365 part-time

International

  • Health Visiting: £17,200 full-time
  • Occupational Health Nursing: £11,352 full-time, £5,676 part-time
  • School Nursing: £17,200 full-time

Funding

Students are normally sponsored by a local NHS Trust except for those taking the Occupational Health Nursing pathway who will either gain sponsorship from their employer or be self-funding.

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