Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing)

ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) · Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care

Entry requirements

Whether you're studying entirely online or through a blend of face-to-face and online learning in September 2021, you'll need a computer and reliable internet access to successfully engage with your course. Before starting the course, we recommend that you check our technical requirements for online learning. Our website also has general information for new students about starting university in 2021-22.

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email answers@aru.ac.uk for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

Specialise in improving the health and wellbeing of children and families while developing your leadership and research skills, with our NMC-approved postgraduate course in Cambridge.

Take your nursing or midwifery qualifications a step further by learning to provide support for children and families at household, school and population level.

As a specialist community public health nurse, you’ll focus on preventing ill-health, improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities.

By studying at ARU, you’ll learn how to assess, identify and manage health conditions and developmental issues in 0-19 year-olds. You’ll have the opportunity to expand your responsibilities too, with our Nurse Prescribing module.

With an eye on your future career, you’ll also develop leadership skills that will help you advocate on behalf of children and families, and commission services.

Fees and funding

This course is fully funded
Places on this course are fully funded by Health Education East of England and the sponsoring employers.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

ARU Applicant Enquiries Team