University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Public Health Nursing

The programme centres on an exploration of the theme of globalisation alongside which we aim to provide the tools, from accounting, finance, economics, and management, to help students understand the place of international management in the contemporary world economy.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 1st level registered nurses on a part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's professional register: Public health nursing - part 1 or 2; community nursing in the home - district nursing - part 1 (RN1 and RNA); in addition, candidates must have a minimum of 2 years post-registration experience; and applicants must have previously undertaken a course/module including communication skills and a course/module including an introduction to research methods; applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Modules include: Community needs assessment; perspectives of public health; developing community leaders; principles of public health nursing or principles of district nursing; practice of public health nursing or practice of district nursing; consolidation of public health nursing or consolidation of district nursing.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Paisley Campus Paisley PA1 2BE Scotland

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