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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing PgDip and MSc

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing PgDip and MSc

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Full time | Brunel University London | 52 weeks | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

52 weeks

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Nursing Health Promotion Environmental Health (General) Community Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Do you have a first degree and are ready to study at postgraduate level? Are you a qualified nurse or midwife and looking for your next career step? Perhaps you would like to progress into a leadership or management role. This course enables you to specialise in one of three areas and on successful completion of the course you’ll be a qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse in your chosen area. Our course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), granting a license to practice, so you’ll be eligible to apply for specialist community public health nurse posts within your specialism. You’ll be at the forefront of specialist nursing and be able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment.

Once you have successfully completed the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing PG Diploma at Brunel, you’ll have the option to apply to complete the MSc qualification by registering for a dissertation module for an additional fee.

Careers and your future

Fifty per cent of the course involves supervised practice placements within your chosen area of specialist practice. These are generally arranged with NHS trusts and involve experienced practice teachers who attend study days at Brunel.

If you have specialised in Occupational Health Nursing you’ll gain practical experience within occupational settings in either the public or private sector, and be supported by a qualified and experienced practice teacher. Career opportunities are available within the private sector such as airlines or retail, with local authorities and within the public sector. Students can also exit with PGDip awards.

Modules

Within this modules you'll develop knowledge, skills and competencies required to practise safely and effectively as a specialist community public health nurse. Search for and critically examine health needs. Explore and stimulate the awareness of health needs. Critically review the ability to influence policies affecting health. Undertake and critically evaluate the facilitation of health enhancing activities.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,525

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£13,630

Entry requirements

Qualified nurse/midwife with active registration on part one, or part two of the NMC Nursing Register (NMC PIN number should be provided within the application) with: 2.2 or above in a Nursing Degree or A Nursing Diploma of Higher Education or the equivalent of 120 level 3 credits will be considered with nursing experience.

University information

Based in Uxbridge, on the outskirts of west London, Brunel University London offers over 100 specialist postgraduate courses, available to study both full-time and part-time. Nearly 18,000 students are enrolled at Brunel, with over 6,700 of those studying at postgraduate level. Brunel is comprised of three colleges: Business, Arts & Social Sciences Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences Health & Life Sciences It also has five...more