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MSc - Master of Science
Nursing Health Promotion Environmental Health (General) Community Medicine
The course provides opportunities for the development of a critically informed understanding of contemporary issues in community and primary care and encourages an interprofessional approach to the study of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practice.
This Master’s degree offers practical support to health and social care practitioners undertaking quality improvement or service evaluations. On completion of this course, practitioners will feel confident in their ability to manage a challenging quality improvement and to evaluate changes made.
Why study this course with us?
Our course is designed to support ‘live’ improvement projects and service evaluations. It appreciates the dynamic and complex environment of contemporary service provision and includes real case studies and presentations from experienced people with a track record of delivery in quality improvement and service evaluation.
The underpinning philosophy is that of engagement - all share, all learn - and therefore the course provides opportunities for students to learn, support and challenge each other in their improvement efforts.
The course is 50% theory and 50% practice and this is integrated across the duration of the course. You will undertake the theoretical component in the University and undertake the practice component in a community setting under the supervision of a qualified Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor from the defined area of practice.
Examples of assessment methods include written assignments, exams, presentations, and portfolios.
Careers and Employability
Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Applicants must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register for their chosen pathway. Ideally, practitioners will have a minimum of two years' relevant post-registration experience and support from a sponsoring trust. Applicants must also have successfully completed a degree in Nursing or a health-related field, or equivalent.
The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more