Oxford Brookes University

Community Children's Nursing

The course is centred on practice and students spend a large amount of time in the practice environment; they have a practice teacher who supports the development of professional practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be registered on the relevant nursing part of the NMC register and demonstrate evidence of advanced level study on entry; they must have manager's support or sponsorship from a Primary Care or Hospital Trust; they must have access to a community practice teacher; the must have adequate funding; CRB clearance is required; evidence of being on the NMC register is required.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: leadership in health and social care; community specialist practice 1; community specialist practice 2; work-based learning (with a community children's nursing focus); optional modules: community practitioner nurse prescribing; advanced health promotion; risk and protection of children.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessments is used, including written assignments, a practice portfolio and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 5,640 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 11,600 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Part-time £ 940 per Unit (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Marston Road Campus Oxford OX3 0FL South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01865 488111