Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Institution
Brunel University, London · Clinical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

  • Qualified nurse/midwife with active registration on part one, or part two, of the NMC Nursing Register.
  • Ideally a first degree or a minimum of a diploma of higher education, plus evidence of recent study that demonstrates the applicant’s readiness to study at postgraduate level.
  • Two satisfactory references, one of which one should be an academic reference.
  • All applicants are required to be interviewed to ascertain their academic and professional readiness to undertake postgraduate study.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Current government policy recognises the need for specialist practitioner nurses who are prepared to take on leadership and management roles, develop research skills and be innovative and creative in practice.

This postgraduate diploma aims to develop specialist practitioners who are competent to practise and able to influence and facilitate change within the community nursing environment. It enables nurses to qualify as community specialist practitioners able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment.

Brunel also offers some modules from this programme as a CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development).

The following specialisms are available:

  • Health Visiting: Develops skills in the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health at the individual, group and community level.
  • Occupational Health Nursing: Develops skills in the provision of healthcare in the workplace.
  • School Nursing: Develops practitioners able to lead a school nursing team and plan quality health care for school children and their families.

Information for international students

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 70% (min 60% in all areas)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@brunel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1895 265599