Taught course

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

University of Greenwich · School of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

  • Applicants should have a relevant degree, normally at 2:2 or above.
  • You also need to be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • Applicants should be post-registration graduate-level nurses or midwives who wish to pursue a career in health visiting or school nursing.

Months of entry


Course content

Nurses and midwives with a degree who want to move into health visiting or school nursing can take the first step with this diploma in specialist community public health nursing.

Our one-year course is suited to qualified nurses and midwives who wish to undertake the specialist community public health nursing course at postgraduate level. During the year you will develop the knowledge and skills required to deliver a range of services including prevention, early intervention and safeguarding for children aged 0-19 and their families. Our course leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council .

We deliver this course in partnership with local community healthcare and service providing organisations. It is intended to meet the needs and expectations of the contemporary public health agenda so you can make a difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

020 8331 9000