Taught course

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

Bucks New University · Faculty of Society and Health

Entry requirements

You will need to be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Professional Register, with a relevant first degree in a subject relating to nursing or specialist community public health nursing In addition, if you are studying for the Specialist Practitioner qualification, a practice placement must be arranged before the course commences that will run concurrently with the theoretical element of the course, most practitioners who undertake the Specialist Practitioner qualification receive sponsorship from a Primary Care Trust, the practice placement is then arranged by the sponsoring trust.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are a highly motivated nurse seeking to develop your career in public health nursing within the community this programme will equip you with the skills required to carry out public health nursing within the community.

This modular course has been specifically designed to meet the NMC requirements of Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. On successful completion of the course, students will become registered on the third part of the nursing register.

The specific disciplines include:

  • Specialist Community Public Health Care Nursing (Health Visiting);
  • Specialist Community Public Health Care Nursing (School Nursing).

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Recuitment & Admissions
0330 123 2023