Taught course

Nursing (Public Health)

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Typically you need • to successfully apply for a student health visitor or student school nurse NHS training post • current registration on part one or two (nursing or midwifery) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register • a nursing related degree (120 level six academic credits) • Disclosure and Barring Scheme (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau) check • self-declaration of good health and character as required by the NMC We normally select applicants through a joint interview with the employing healthcare organisation.

Months of entry


Course content

If you are a post-registration nurse this course allows you to specialise in public health nursing roles such as health visitor or school nurse. Successfully completing your studies means you fulfil the Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements to practise in these roles.

Key points
• Specialise as a health visitor or school nurse.
• Fulfil the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements for these roles.
• Get the right balance of theory and application with 50% of your time spent in practice.
• Finalise your studies with a 10-week consolidation period, practising independently under supervision.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-72 months months
full time
24 months months
part time
36-72 months months

Course contact details

Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555