Taught course

Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (School Nursing)

Institution
University of Surrey · Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

(SCPHN) (School Nursing) course will set you on the path to qualifying as a School Nurse, working with children, young people and families, making a significant impact on their lives. Through a combination of theory and hands-on practice, we’ll enhance your academic, professional and clinical prowess, transforming you into a critical and discerning practitioner, capable of driving innovation and change in health and social care.

This course is taught by clinicians and researchers with experience in working in the NHS, ensuring everything you’ll learn is up-to-date and meets the needs of the progressive healthcare sector.

This course meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) standards for specialist education and practice. On successful completion of the first year (full-time) or 2 years (part-time) of this course, you’ll be eligible to record your qualification with the NMC.

What you will study

Throughout your hands-on clinical training, you’ll develop the values that employers and the public need from modern healthcare professionals such as, compassion, advocacy, good communication, teamwork skills and respect and understanding of patients.

You’ll critically examine and develop awareness of the key concepts of public health and health promotion. You’ll access and analyse data to identify health needs and develop health promotion interventions to address contemporary public health issues. We’ll teach you the fundamentals about safeguarding children, young people and adults, empowering you to play a pro-active role in their protection.

You’ll study topics, including community nurse practitioner prescribing (V100), early intervention work with families, leadership, and mental health, public health, and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. You’ll have the opportunity to complete a research dissertation on an area of personal interest, which we’ll match with the expertise of our academic staff, ensuring you get the best support.

Information for international students

IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall with 7.0 in each element.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk