Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing)

You will learn through a structured series of taught modules, which are interspersed with high-quality placements guided by experienced practice teachers. The curriculum covers the theory and practicalities of working with children and families, as well as wider public health challenges such as critical policy review and strategic leadership and commissioning.

Entry requirements

Applicants should be registered on part 1 or 2 of the NMC register. Applicants normally will have an Honours degree in nursing or midwifery or a related subject. All applicants must currently be working in a nursing role or one relevant to public health nursing. In addition, candidates who have already completed the 2 modules: DN415029S universal work with children and families (practice) and DN415028S universal work with children and families (theory) through the band 5 staff nurse preparation programme are able to transfer in this additional credit in accordance with academic regulation 4.35. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Research in public health theory; leadership, commissioning and public health practice; fundamentals of specialist community public health nursing (health visiting or school nursing); enhanced specialist community public health nursing (health visiting or school nursing); critical policy review; consolidated practice; community practitioner nurse prescribing. Optional modules: Understanding contraception and sexual health (school nursing only); work-based learning.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, case studies, a critical incident analysis, competency based portfolio and a critical policy review.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

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