University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)

This course is 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 of a minimum 2.2 Honours classification or equivalent; are on the nursing or midwifery register held by the NMC; have completed a period of experience of sufficient length to have consolidated pre-registration outcomes and to have gained a deeper understanding in relevant professional practice, usually 2 years.

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 Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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