University of Chester
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
The programme provides opportunities for the development of a critically informed understanding of contemporary issues in community and primary care and encourages an interprofessional approach to the study of specialist community public health nursing practice; 3 pathways exist within in the programme: they are health visiting; occupational health; school nursing; the programme is 50 percent theory and 50 percent practice, with the theoretical component undertaken at the university and the practical component in a clinical setting, under the supervision of a qualified professional mentor from the chosen specialist pathway.
Candidates must be registered on the appropriate part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register; all must have successfully completed a degree in nursing or a health-related field; all applicants must have a minimum of 2 years' post-registration experience; candidates who do not possess the full 2 years of experience in the specialist area may exceptionally be admitted to the programme using the following criteria all of which must be met; support from sponsoring trust or organisation; evidence of practice in a closely related area of specialism.
Core modules include: Health improvement and well being in context; health improvement and well being in action; leading innovative contemporary practice; research; specialist community public health practice; optional modules include: the working environment; brief interventions for mental health; safeguarding vulnerable groups in society; developing alliances in working with children, young people and families.
A variety of assessment methods are used including examinations, written reports, assignments, seminar presentations, oral examination and portfolio.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,140 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,640 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 7,800 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 460 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Riverside Campus||Chester||CH1 1SF||North West|
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