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

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0330 123 2023