Nursing (Public Health) at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS

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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary:

  • Build upon your qualifications and registered nurse status, attaining further specialist credentials.
  • Embark upon a rewarding career as a health visitor or school nurse.
  • Develop a pragmatic public health philosophy and an evidence-based skill set.
This course is open to applicants who hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing). You'll gain the skills and experience you need for full-time practice. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You will manage most of your own workload, but will also be supported by a supervisor. You’ll set mutually agreed deadlines, arrange meetings and share your work with your supervisor to get the most out of your learning. You’ll be encouraged to create and set your own research goals, helping you to develop your knowledge of your subject area. At the start of the course you submit a proposal outlining what you have chosen to study. Masters dissertation projects can be very diverse and can include:
  • research projects
  • evaluation projects
  • service development projects
  • advanced professional practice projects
  • theoretical or literature based projects
  • You learn through self-directed study and supervised learning
Future careers This course prepares you for a career as
  • a health visitor
  • a school nurse
Accreditation This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Graduates are eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor or School Nurse. You must be registered with the NMC in order to practise as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse in the UK. To access the full course and gain the NMC recognised qualifications, you need to be sponsored by an employing NHS organisation (hence have NHS contract for the length of the course).

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Compulsory modules: Dissertation 60 Credits

Assessment method

Coursework

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Entry requirements

Completion of the PGDip in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing) award.


English language requirements

This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Nursing-and-midwifery/MSc-Nursing-Public-Health/Distance-learning/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our postgraduate fees vary depending on course, level and mode of study. Each postgraduate course page tells you how much the tuition fees are, and what additional costs you might have to budget for during your studies. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Nursing (Public Health) at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS