University of Northampton
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
Applicants must be registered with the NMC as either a nurse or midwife, and provide evidence of sponsorship from provider services prior to commencing the course. University applications can be made prior to obtaining an offer of sponsorship. The normal entry requirements should include applicants who have a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Students who do not have the above qualifications, but can demonstrate its equivalent in terms of experience relevant to the programme of study, may be able to access the course as associate students.
The compulsory modules include: leading public health practice; advancing and strengthening individual and community action in practice; therapeutic communication interventions; families and carers in social and environmental contexts (shared module with social workers); research methods; community practitioner nurse prescribing formulary; dissertation module. There is also a choice of designated modules: therapeutic communication interventions; leadership.
This programme is assessed in both theory and practice and comprises a range of assessment strategies which enables students to demonstrate knowledge, synthesis and analysis in a variety of forms. Assessment strategies include: portfolio of evidence; exams; viva voce; presentations; essays and reports.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||-||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Park Campus||Northampton||NN2 7AL||East Midlands|