Taught course

Nursing (Public Health)

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

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Entry requirements

  • a nursing related degree (120 level six credits)
  • current registration on part one (nursing) or part two (midwifery) of the Nursing and Midwifery Council-s (NMC) register and have an active NMC PIN number
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau) check
  • self-declaration of good health and character as required by the NMC
  • ability to demonstrate the potential to practise at specialist level on completion of the course

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Build upon your qualifications and registered nurse status, attaining further specialist credentials.Become eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor or School NurseEmbark upon a rewarding career as a health visitor or school nurse.Gain rounded experience with 50% practice and 50% theory.Develop a pragmatic public health philosophy and an evidence-based skill set.This course provides you with the skills and experience you need for full-time practice, and meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council's standards for such training. NHS sponsorship is required for full NMC recognition.

Work placements

The modern and diverse placements are designed to meet the changing needs of children, young people and families, and may include work with social services, in education or with a variety of organisations from the voluntary sector. They foster collaborations with those that work alongside health visitors and school nurses.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555