University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) Top up

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Course summary

Want a career as a Health Visitor or School Nurse? Study for your BSc Hons (Top up) in Specialist Community Public Health at the University of Greenwich. We will teach you how to integrate the study of public health policy, research and evidence-based practice.

  • With 50% theory and 50% practice, our expert lecturers prepare you to meet the demands of delivering a service that meets the expectations of commissioning and service delivery organisations both locally and nationally.
  • This BSc (Top Up) course leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Experience high-quality teaching with world-class research and a vibrant student experience.
  • This course is 50% theory and 50% practice so you will be prepared to meet real-world demands on both local and national levels.
  • This course is delivered in partnership with local community healthcare organisations.
  • Successful completion leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.


All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

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University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

120 academic credits at Level 5. Applicants who are registered nurses or midwives but who do not have the required amount of Level 5 credit should contact the programme team at [email protected] to discuss their academic profile. Candidates will be required to: -Hold a nursing or midwifery qualification and current NMC registration -Undertake selection tests and an interview -Undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check, occupational health screening and meet residential regulations.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) Top up at University of Greenwich - UCAS