Manchester Metropolitan University
Community Health Practice
The course is approved by the NMC to offer students the opportunity to gain a specialist practitioner qualification in Community Children's Nursing, Community Learning Disabilities Nursing, District Nursing or General Practice Nursing.
Applicant would normally have a minimum 2.2 degree in a relevant subject and demonstrate the ability to study independently at level 7. The applicant must also have completed a period of experience of sufficient length to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice. Applicants must be supported in practice for the duration of the course by an appropriately qualified Sign-off Mentor of Practice Teacher. They must also meet the specific entry requirements for the Specialist Practitioner Qualification. For Community Children's Nursing applicants must be registered as a first level nurse - children (RN8, RNC). For Community Learning Disabilities applicants must be registered as a first level nurse - learning disabilities (RN5, RNLD). For District Nursing applicants must be registered as a first level nurse - adult (RN1, RNA). For General Practice Nursing applicants must be registered as a first level nurse - adult (RN1, RNA) or a first level nurse - children (RN8, RNC).
Core modules: Principles of public health, contemporary issues in community practice, developing leadership and professional practice, developing research skills; other modules: Studied depend on specialist pathway chosen.
Assessment strategies are devised to equip students with skills that can be used in their professional development and clinical practice (eg. written reports and journal articles, giving presentations, developing portfolios).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 3,960 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 10,440 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Elizabeth Gaskell Campus||Manchester||M13 0JA||North West|
0161 247 6969