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MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Visiting Health Promotion Environmental Health (General) Community Medicine

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) will prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. You will gain the knowledge, interpersonal skills and managerial capabilities to practice confidently, competently and effectively.

This Masters course has been developed to meet the demands of this rapidly changing field, providing you with a professional qualification that recognises your expertise.

Registered specialist community public health nurses (SCPHNs), such as health visitors, aim to reduce health inequalities by working with individuals, families and communities to promote good health and prevent ill health. We place emphasis on partnership working that cuts across disciplinary, professional and organisational boundaries.

Assessment

You will be assessed by a range of methods including written assignments, an oral presentation, poster presentation, examinations, a recorded presentation and clinical practice assessments.

Careers

This course prepares SCPHNs to work in complex and varied settings and have the knowledge, interpersonal skills and managerial capabilities to practise effectively in today’s health service. Graduates are usually employed by NHS local health boards and wider employment opportunities are developing.

Different course options

Full time | Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd | 1 year | 19-MAR-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

19-MAR-21

Modules

Dissemination of Project Development (20 Credits)
Contemporary Developments in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice (20 Credits)
Governance and Leadership (20 Credits)
Promoting the Public Health of Populations (20 Credits)
Foundations of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (20 Credits)
Evidence Based Public Health (20 Credits)
Policy Analysis on Practice Development (20 Credits)
Law, Ethics and Safeguarding (20 Credits)
Research Impact on Practice Development (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

This course is normally supported by Welsh Government commissioners in collaboration with NHS University Health Boards.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

This course is normally supported by Welsh Government commissioners in collaboration with NHS University Health Boards.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need professional and academic qualifications. They must have NMC professional registration on Part One and/or Part Two of the NMC Register as a Registered Nurse and/or a Registered Midwife. Applicants should usually have an Honours degree, although consideration will be given through the accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) mechanism if they do not possess these qualifications.