Nurses and midwives with a degree who want to move into health visiting or school nursing can take the first step with this diploma in specialist community public health nursing. Our one-year course is suited to qualified nurses and midwives who wish to undertake the specialist community public health nursing course at postgraduate level. During the year you will develop the knowledge and skills required to deliver a range of services including prevention, early intervention and safeguarding for children aged 0-19 and their families. Our course leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council . We deliver this course in partnership with local community healthcare and service providing organisations. It is intended to meet the needs and expectations of the contemporary public health agenda so you can make a difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. What you should know about this course
- This postgraduate diploma leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
- You can study full-time or part-time (if supported by the sponsoring health care provider) at our Avery Hill Campus.
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.
Students are assessed through: Essays; Case studies; Examinations; Presentations; Assessment in practice.
A relevant degree, normally at 2.2 or above. You also need to be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Applicants should be post-registration graduate level nurses or midwives who wish to pursue a career in health visiting or school nursing.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Whole course|