Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Community Healthcare Nursing (Community Children's, Community Mental Health and District Nursing)

This course covers the complexities of working within a community setting. Students study strategic influences on policy, for example, transforming community serves agenda; students study how to care effectively for patients and or clients in their own homes or community settings; this modular based course has been specifically designed to meet the nursing and midwifery council (NMC, 2001) requirements for the preparation of specialist practitioners in community health care nursing. 3 pathways include: community children's nursing, community mental health nursing and district nursing.

Entry requirements

Students need to be registered on the appropriate part of the nursing and midwifery council (NMC) register, possess an Honours degree in a subject relating to nursing.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes: coursework; portfolio development; presentations and examination (nurse prescribing); the assessment of practice is undertaken using a community practice portfolio.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 8,550 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 4,200 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Course Enquires
Telephone number: 
0330 123 2023