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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) MSc

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Visiting Health Promotion Nursing Specialisms

Course type

Taught

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 (health visiting) and be recorded as a community prescriber. It offers you the opportunity to gain registration as a health visitor, community prescriber and for academic development at masters level.

You develop public health practice knowledge and skills in order to work effectively with individuals, families and communities along with public health leadership skills, to enable you to contribute to the contemporary health visiting agenda.

Where you study:

The programme comprises 50% theory and 50% practice within an integrated approach. Practice based learning – you are allocated a practice teacher by your sponsoring organization who facilitates your learning in practice and is responsible for the assessment of your competence in practice.

How you learn:

Teaching methods include lecturers, seminars, experiential learning, scenarios, problem based learning, case study work, simulations, action learning sets, and peer led seminars and discussions.

Learning in practice is supported with the development of a practice progress file, which includes self-assessment activities, learning contracts, learning logs, reflective dialogue and discussion with practice teachers, mentors and academic staff.

How you are assessed:

Assessments include examinations, a defended poster, essays, case study analysis, research proposal, skill simulations and a service evaluation project. Practice is assessed via the practice progress file through the mechanism of the tripartite meetings which include you, your practice teacher and your academic mentor.

Career opportunities:

This programme prepares you to work as a health visitor and to take practice forward to meet the challenges of a dynamic health visiting profession.

Different course options

Full time | Teesside University | 2 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

This module will enable you to demonstrate the knowledge and experience of developing and advancing practice. It allows you to synthesise your learning from previous research and theoretical modules through the evaluation of a focused area within your field of practice. In addition to some taught workshops, you will be supported by a dissertation supervisor who will monitor your progress and support you through the process of ethical clearance.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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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