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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with integrated V100, PGDip

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) with integrated V100, PGDip

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Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Visiting Community Medicine Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type


Course Summary


This Postgraduate Diploma aims to develop Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioners to work autonomously in a range of public health community settings.

Specialist Community Public Health Nurses play a crucial role in ensuring that children have the best start in life. They work in partnership with individuals and families and work together with a range of different health professionals including nursery nurses, social workers, GPs and education.

The course will prepare you for work in complex and varied settings including homes, schools and the wider community. You will become a knowledgeable practitioner with excellent managerial and interpersonal capabilities.


As a student at our School of Health and Social Care, you will benefit from a diverse teaching and research environment, with many opportunities to make connections across disciplines.

According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework in 2014-2021, over 75% of research carried out at the school was of international or world-leading quality.

Careers and Employability

Our career support services include:

Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.


This module focuses on safeguarding, preparing students to assess risk and vulnerability in order to protect children and effectively work with vulnerable individuals and families. It explores a wide variety of topics and highlights the importance of interagency working. Students will gain skills in report writing, record keeping and how to work with other agencies in health and social care provision.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

To apply you will need to be: first level nurse / midwife registered with NMC; successful completion of Honours degree in UK; enhanced current DBS disclosure; appropriate Health Board host organisation and the availability of a suitable practice placement that has a current educational audit and the support of a Practice Assessor that meets the NMC requirements; negotiated secondment. Secured funding (HEIW funded places only apply to nurses or midwives working for the NHS in Wales). Nurses / midwives working outside the NHS or outside Wales must provide evidence of funding on application.