University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

This health visiting course has been developed to meet the demands of this rapidly changing field, providing you with a professional qualification that recognises your expertise. Registered specialist community public health nurses (SCPHNs), such as health visitors or school health nurses, aim to reduce health inequalities by working with individuals, families and communities to promote good health and prevent ill health. We place emphasis on partnership working that cuts across disciplinary, professional and organisational boundaries.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an Honours degree, although consideration will be given through the accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) mechanism if you do not possess these qualifications.

You must have NMC professional registration and be on Part One and/or Part Two of the NMC Register as a Registered Nurse and/or a Registered Midwife.

Course modules

Modules include: Foundations of specialist community public health nursing; contemporary developments in specialist community public health nursing; evidence based public health; promoting the public health of populations; law, ethics and safeguarding; governance and leadership.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed by a range of methods including a 2000 word essay, case studies, formal presentations, poster presentations, examinations, literature reviews and clinical practice assessments. Literature reviews will be undertaken and a recorded role play.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
03455 767778