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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

Study mode

Full time

Duration

52 weeks

Start date

SEP

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

This module enables students to assess health needs in a multi-cultural society and analyse and interpret a variety of factors which influence public health and illness. To develop students capacity for partnership and multidisciplinary team working and systematically examine strategies for health promotion and public health practice. To enable students to develop critical understanding, advanced knowledge and practice skills in health promotion, to include the capacity to engage in health promotion. To critically explore and evaluate the role of specialist community public health nurses / public health practitioners to demonstrate leadership skills within the wider multidisciplinary public health workforce.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£13,235

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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, which you can study both full-time and part-time. Nearly 14,000 students study at Brunel, with nearly 3,500 of those studying at postgraduate level, and 15% of their attendees are mature students. Brunel is comprised of three colleges: Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences Business, Arts & Social...more