Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

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

This course is aimed at nurses seeking to develop careers in public health nursing within the community. The programme equips students with the skills required to carry out public health nursing within the community.

Entry requirements

MSc: Students need to be registered on the appropriate part of the nursing and midwifery council (NMC) professional register, with a relevant Honours degree in a subject relating to nursing or specialist community public health nursing.

Course modules

Year 1: foundations for specialist community public health practice; protecting children and the vulnerable: studies for enhancing practice; enabling effective community development; supporting developmental needs through the lifespan; principles of practice education. Year 2: research methods and practice project; leading and managing effective healthcare provision; enabling effective community development; supporting developmental needs through the lifespan; principles of practice education.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes coursework, portfolio development, presentations and examination.

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus HP11 2JZ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
03301232023