University of Surrey
Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting)
Students will normally hold a previously accumulated credit volume of 360 FHEQ level 4-6 credits, of which at least 120 will be at FHEQ level 6, and be named on part 1 or part 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register (NMC 2006a). Students applying for the postgraduate diploma public Health practice/MSc public health practice with SCPHN endorsement will also need to secure sponsorship from a community healthcare provider. Advertisements for sponsorship will be on NHS Jobs. There is a joint selection process between the providers and the university. English language requirements: IELTS minimum overall: 7.0, IELTS minimum by component: 7.0.
Compulsory modules: Public health assessment; leadership and innovation; health promotion (partnership and enablement); research design and methodology; early intervention work with children, parents and carers; professional practice in specialist community public health nursing (SCPHN); safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults; community practitioner nurse prescribing (at the discretion of sponsoring organisation). Optional modules: Sexual health; skills in contraception; innovations in clinical practice.
Assessment methods for students wishing to complete the MSc will include a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,300 per Year 1 (International)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Surrey||Guildford||GU2 7XH||South East|
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