Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • current first level registration on the NMC professional register (part 1 or 2)
  • 120 credits at Level 5 (to study at Level 6) or 120 credits at Level 6 (to study at postgraduate level) in nursing
Additional information:
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact health@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry

January, September, March

Course content

Study at LJMU for this registered Specialist Community Public Health Nursing course with routes in School Nursing and Health Visiting.
  • Study for a registered qualification providing routes in School Nursing and Health Visiting
  • Learn from expert nurses and visiting specialists on this contemporary programme which encompasses registration for practice
  • Benefit from a curriculum praised for its enhanced practice perspective and ‘outstanding’ fitness for practice from the NMC
  • Have your professional competencies, as set out by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), assessed in theory and practice
  • Experience 22 weeks of practical placements
Designed to develop clinical knowledge and skills and a true appreciation of collaborative working, this contemporary programme combines 50% theoretical study with 50% supervised practice in primary care settings.

On completion of the SCPHN course you will be equipped to lead the development of future primary care services.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

You can study full time (52 weeks) or part time (104 weeks), with modules delivered two or three days a week and clinical placements interspersing the classroom learning blocks.

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquires
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090