University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

These courses are designed to focus on healthcare and social care provision to individuals, groups and communities within specialist community services; the emphasis in practice is on developing competence and confidence in assessing the needs of individuals, groups and communities, and working in partnership with them to make informed health choices.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree in an appropriate subject-related discipline; minimum 2.2 honours classification or a diploma in nursing or midwifery plus practice related experience; all applicants need to demonstrate their literacy and numeracy by attaining at least a grade C in English and mathematics at GCSE or equivalent for e.g. level 2 adult literacy and numeracy.

Course modules

Assessments and interventions in public health practice; promoting public health; leadership and management in public health practice; service improvement and innovation; nurse prescribing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Luton Campus Luton LU1 3JU South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
08448 482234