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Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (Health Visiting) MSc

Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (Health Visiting) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Visiting Health Promotion Medical Assistant Skills (Hospital) Environmental Health (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This course will give you the aptitude and skills you will need to meet the many challenges of modern healthcare while enhancing your academic, professional and clinical prowess. If you are a registered nurse or midwife, choosing our MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting) course sets you on the path to qualify as a health visitor, a career which will see you working with children and families and having a significant impact on their lives. We can help further nurture your skills so that you can make your own mark in this profession and the future of public health. This course addresses the high-level clinical skills and in-depth understanding that prospective employers want to see in this field. By providing you with the experience and knowledge you need, the strong links to hands-on practice also help you towards a more seamless transition into a professional position. Enhancing your understanding of the many intricacies and challenges of modern healthcare, we’ll also give you access to the pioneering research we conduct at Surrey to enhance your studies. During you time with us, we’ll also teach important values of modern healthcare such as compassion, advocacy, good communication, teamwork skills and respect and understanding of patients.

Different course options

Full time | University of Surrey | 48 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time


48 months

Start date



This module aims to develop students? skills and knowledge related to safeguarding young people, children and vulnerable adults. Students will also be prepared to evaluate and support effective practice in their own area of practice and to reflect upon, debate and appraise current research in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Professional Practice for SCPHN (15 Credits) - Core
Health Promotion: Partnership and Enablement (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will normally hold a previously accumulated credit volume of 360 FHEQ Level 4-6 credits, of which at least 120 will be at FHEQ Level 6, and be named on Part One or Part Two of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Register (NMC 2006a).

University information

The University of Surrey is proud of the cultural diversity of its international community. Over 3,500 postgraduate students, from more than 120 countries across the globe, come to Surrey each year. As a research-led university, Surrey's outstanding contributions benefit society as a whole and address major global challenges. The research-intensive learning environment makes it the perfect choice if you want to study somewhere where you can...more