De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) with Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Registration has been designed to support a wide range of registered nurses who wish to undertake health visiting or school nursing. You must have successfully achieved a secondment by a provider in order to access the course.

Entry requirements

You must have: Effective registration on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional register; a UK honours degree with at least a 2nd class honours in a nursing field (or equivalent at the discretion of the programme leader); to have undertaken academic study within the last 5 years. Applicants must apply through an advert advertised through NHS jobs and be successful at a joint interview process. You must complete a declaration form and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting the course. If English is not your 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Course modules

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MSc

Core modules include: Contemporary issues in the context of public health; contemporary approaches to child development (0-5); utilising evidence to advance and develop nursing practice; safeguarding and protecting children and adults; innovative use of transformational leadership; contemporary approaches to child and adolescent development. Optional modules: Diversity in sexual health; enhancing and developing skills for effective parenting; innovative approaches to health promotion; therapeutic interventions for children and young people; contemporary issues in the context of public health.

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Core modules include: Contemporary issues in the context of public health; contemporary approaches to child development (0-5); utilising evidence to advance and develop nursing practice; safeguarding and protecting children and adults; innovative use of transformational leadership; contemporary approaches to child and adolescent development. Optional modules: Diversity in sexual health; enhancing and developing skills for effective parenting; innovative approaches to health promotion; therapeutic interventions for children and young people; contemporary issues in the context of public health.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 52 weeks
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 52 weeks
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (EU) 52 weeks
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (England) 52 weeks
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 52 weeks
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (EU) 52 weeks
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (England) 52 weeks
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 52 weeks
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 52 weeks
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 52 weeks

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