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Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) 

Bournemouth University

Postgraduate Diploma On Campus
12 months
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About

The Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) at Bournemouth University will prepare practitioners to work in defined areas of community public health practice. You'll demonstrate achievement of the ‘Standards of Proficiency’ required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC 2004) for Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor.

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Overview

Why study BSc/PG Dip Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) at BU?

  • On this course, you'll demonstrate achievement of the ‘Standards of Proficiency’ required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) for registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor. 
  • You’ll be exposed to the breadth and depth of public health working and demonstrate your ability to participate safely in the practice of Health Visiting.  
  • Prepare to lead and manage the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009) provision in collaboration with other health and early year providers. 
  • The course is an equal split of theory and practice-based study, with theory learning at BU and practice learning supported by a practice teacher within your seconding NHS Trust. 
  • Applicants should apply via their local 0-19 years’ service provider adverts for Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor studentships/training contracts. 

Professional development

By completing this course, you will be satisfying the NMC criteria for registering for Part 3 of the NMC Register and will be qualified and prepared to work in the community as a health visitor. This role is in high demand and employment is highly likely.

Career progression may ultimately lead to you becoming a:

  • Health visitor
  • Academic researcher
  • Academic lecturer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Professional Role (Health Visiting)
  • Context & Scope of Public Health
  • Exploring & Evaluating Evidence
  • Public Health Leadership & Management (Health Visiting)
  • Public Health Management Strategies
  • Health Promotion & Partnership Working

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Language

English
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
94
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon this course are:

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject or equivalent.  
  • Part One or Part Two registration on the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) register; Secondment from your employing DHC.

Tuition Fee

  • This course is commissioned by the local NHS trust so there are no fees.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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