University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

This course aims to develop students as a specialist community public health nursing practitioners, fit for practice in a designated field of primary care. Students will be equipped with the skills to evaluate, enhance and develop their public health practice and create and develop leadership skills within the context of public health nursing practice.

Entry requirements

If you require the specialist practice qualification, you must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register and ideally have a minimum of 2 years post registration experience. You must already have a health related degree and have access to a practice placement in the community in your chosen pathway. Applicants should apply direct to the university. You will need to have secured employment as a student health visitor with an NHS Trust before taking up a place on this course.

Course modules

The programme steers strongly towards public health and health promotion. The course will involve both theory and practical elements.

Assessment methods

Your theoretical assessments involve measuring academic knowledge which will underpin your professional practice. Practice assessments are aimed at measuring knowledge, skills, expertise and attitudes to ensure that an appropriate theory/practice balance is achieved.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Wolverhampton WV1 1SB West Midlands

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Key information

Course Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
0800 953 3222