Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

If you require the specialist practice qualification, you must be registered on the appropriate part of the NMC Register and ideally have a minimum of 2 years' post-registration experience. You must already have a health related degree and have access to a practice placement in the community in your chosen pathway. Applicants should apply direct to the University. You will need to have secured employment as a student health visitor with an NHS Trust before taking up a place on this course.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course aims to develop you as a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioner, fit for practice in a designated field of primary care. You will be equipped with the skills to evaluate, enhance and develop your public health practice and create and develop leadership skills within the context of Public Health Nursing Practice.

You will be taught how to adopt reflective practice and lifelong learning that allows you to develop your intellectual skills and promote personal and professional development. You will learn about Codes of Professional Conduct to protect human rights and equality in the delivery of health care.

You will need to have secured employment with an NHS Trust as a student health visitor in order to gain a place on this course.

Information for international students

Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Please see contact details below
0800 953 3222