Taught course

Community Health Studies (Children's Community Nursing)

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a first level registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and be on part 8 or 15 of the NMC register.

You must have acquired a credit rating of 120 credits at Level 6 (Degree) or studied previously at Level 7, e.g. postgraduate diploma.

If you have not achieved 120 Level 6 credits, there is a process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) you can undertake.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Community Health Studies is a natural progression route for graduate nurses who desire to develop mastery in specialist practice, in line with the Post Registration Nursing Career Framework (WAG, 2010). The course aims to develop professionals who can independently access information and use the information to critically assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base for community nursing care. It will develop problem-solving skills and prepare you to take a leadership role in the community context.

The MSc Community Health Studies (Children’s Community Nursing) course meets the specific requirements set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for community nursing competence. The NMC states that to achieve specialist practitioner status, graduates must have achieved prescribed standards, both core and community-specific. When you successfully complete this Community Health Studies course, you will have a recordable specialist practice qualification in Children’s Community Nursing.

For more information on the course, teaching and career prospects please the website.

Fees and funding

The first 2 years of this course are funded by the Welsh Government.

For full funding information please see the wesbite.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Enquiries & Admissions
03455 76 77 78