Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health)

University of the West of Scotland · School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Entry requirements

Applicants must be First Level registered nurses on part 1 of the Nursing & Midwifery Council’s professional register and hold the necessary academic qualification for SCQF level 11 entry (normally degree - please contact the Programme leader for details). In addition, you should have a minimum of two years post-registration experience and be working in or be able to secure a placement in an occupational health setting. Those applicants who do not meet this may be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

The Post Graduate Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (OH) is designed to enhance the education and training of First Level Nurses wishing to gain a Specialist Practitioner qualification.

The course will enable First Level Nurses to obtain both an academic qualification and a professional qualification in Occupational Health and be entered on to the 3rd part of the NMC register.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
0800 027 1000 (+44 141 849 4101 out with UK)