Taught course

Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting)

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

Entry requirements

Students will normally hold a previously accumulated credit volume of 360 FHEQ Level 4-6 credits, of which at least 120 will be at FHEQ Level 6, and be named on Part One or Part Two of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Register (NMC 2006a).

Students applying for the Postgraduate Diploma Public Health Practice/MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN endorsement will also need to secure sponsorship from a community healthcare provider.

Advertisements for sponsorship will be on NHS Jobs. There is a joint selection process between the providers and the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our dynamic MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting) programme enables registered nurses to develop the academic and professional skills needed to qualify as a Health Visitor.

Graduates are equipped to practice in the fast-changing and complex area of public healthcare, deploying advanced critical analysis skills and leading on innovation and change.

Programme overview

Our MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting) programme will enable you to obtain an academic award and, through completing a specified period of practice, to register on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.

Health Visitors are at the forefront of current government public health policy and our programme is responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of healthcare.

It also has strong links with practice, encourages shared learning, draws upon an innovative research base and will guide you in displaying the values required in modern healthcare; such as compassion, advocacy, good communication and teamwork skills, and respect for patients’ privacy, dignity and individuality.

Students are sponsored for the NMC Specialist Community Public Health Nurse award by a health care provider organisation.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall, 7.0 in each component (or equivalent)

We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Fees and funding

UK students
TBC
International students
TBC

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
60 months
full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Phone
01483 682 222