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PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting

PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Health Visiting Community Medicine Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Details

As a health visitor, you will have a crucial role in ensuring that people have the best possible start in life. This course provides registered nurses and midwives with the opportunity to become a specialist community public health visitor on the third part of the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) register. Combining both theory-based and practice-based learning, you will examine the complexities of delivering health and social care services, especially in relation to professional health visiting. You will develop the confidence and expertise to be able to take on leadership roles, influencing and implementing public health policies that will help children, young people and families improve their life chances.

Course Benefits

You'll have a close partnership with practice teachers, and will develop in practice through leadership, multi-disciplinary working, implementing public health policies and influencing practice. You will also have the opportunity to progress to our MSc, which incorporates a dissertation, systematic review or work based study, and offers you the opportunity to pursue research as a scholarly activity and influence practice.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

52 weeks

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Gain a theoretical, methodological and practical foundation for social research, enabling you to act as a social researcher to resolve practice based problems.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fees for this course are not yet confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have NMC first level registration, at least a second class honours degree in the cognate subject of Health and be able to evidence recent professional development. Applicants who do not meet this academic requirement are advised to undertake the Professional Profile Development module in order to apply for recognition of prior (experiential) learning. Details of the module can be found at this link All suitable candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Applicants will also need to secure a suitable practice placement in order to undertake the course. All applications should be supported by two references, either academic or professional