Taught course

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)

University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

You must be a Level 1 Registered Nurse or Midwife on either Part 1 or Part 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register. You must be seconded or sponsored by a Primary Care Trust or equivalent employer. The minimum academic entry requirement is a first degree. You will be required to undertake a CRB check and occupational health clearance which is arranged by the sponsoring or seconding organisation. Applicants should apply direct to the University.

Months of entry


Course content

This course aims to develop you as safe, competent and professional a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioner, fit for practice in the designated field of school nursing. On successful completion of the course, you will be able to register on the third part of the Nursing and Midwifery register as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse School Nursing.

The course will also:

- equip you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to evaluate, enhance and develop your public health practice

-develop and enhance your leadership and management skills within the context of public health nursing practice to support others and to benefit the health of children, families and communities.

-enable you to adopt critical reflective practice and lifelong learning that fosters a spirit of scientific enquiry and research promoting personal and professional development.

-equip you with cognitive skills and knowledge to lead, innovate, advocate change and contribute to an evidence base of practice in order to benefit the health of children, young people, families and communities.

-support you to work with codes and standards of professional practice to protect human rights, promote equality and manage risk to deliver safe effective healthcare.

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