Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS

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Course summary

This course gives you the opportunity to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills in public health nursing. It is designed to support professionals to establish skills and strategies necessary to promote health and well-being in partnership with individuals and groups in a variety of community settings.


Optional modules: Advanced decision making in health and social care; dissertation; integrating research with professional practice.

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements for the MSc Specialist Community and Public Health Nursing course are: A UK degree, or other qualification at equivalent level, in a health related subject (excluding a specialist community degree leading to professional recognition as a specialist community public health practitioner). All applicants are required to demonstrate effective registration on parts 1 and 2 of the NMC register. You also need to have access to an appropriate specialist community practice placement with a designated ‘sign off’ practice teacher for the duration of your studies on the course. This is normally provided through the sponsoring employer. If you are self-sponsored you are required to negotiate this with a Primary Care Organisation.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/fee-information/how-much-are-my-fees

Sponsorship information

Applicants are required to negotiate funding and practice placements with primary care employers.

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) at University of Hertfordshire - UCAS