Manchester Metropolitan University

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

This course is designed to lead to careers in Health Visiting or School Nursing. The programme builds on the core values of the NHS constitution and is approved by the NMC to offer students the opportunity to gain a specialist practitioner qualification in School Nursing or Health Visiting. All aspects of the course focus on the development of skills, knowledge and attributes required for the SCPHN role. There is a focus on public health, community development, health needs assessment and health inequalities.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written assignments, presentations, examinations and assessment of practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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