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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) MSc

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

School Nursing Public Health Information

Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

This programme is for registered nurses or midwives who wish to gain registration on Part 3 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register as a specialist community public health nurse (school nurse) and be recorded as a community prescriber. It offers you the opportunity to gain registration as a school nurse, community prescriber and for academic development at master’s level.

You develop public health practice knowledge and skills in addressing health inequalities with individuals and communities along with public health leadership skills, to enable you to contribute to the new school nursing agenda.

Career opportunities

The course prepares you to work as a school nurse and to take practice forward to meet the challenges of a dynamic school nursing profession.

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 2 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date



This module has been developed in line with the new school nursing agenda, developing your ability to critique and critically evaluate the complexities and opportunities associated with contemporary school nursing within a constantly changing health and social care setting. There will be an emphasis on child/adolescent/family-centred care. Key lecturers will introduce you to the theories underpinning school nursing practice and you will use enquiry-based learning to further develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes. Real-world problems will be used as a focus for applying and testing knowledge and developing practice. Simulations will be used to facilitate you to develop your ability to analyse complex practice situations. Workshops will enable you to develop debating skills, synthesis and the integration of your knowledge base.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need a degree of 2.2 or above and successful study at postgraduate level.

University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £270m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more

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