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Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (School Nursing), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The MSc Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (School Nursing) at the University of Surrey will also develop your ability to critically analyse the challenges you’ll face and lead on innovation and change in the constantly evolving and complex public health environment.

If you are a registered nurse or midwife, our MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (School Nursing) course sets you on the path to qualify as a School Nurse, a career which will see you working with children, young people and families and having a significant impact on their lives. We can help further nurture your skills so that you can make your own mark in this profession and in public health.

What you will study

Our academic award for MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (School Nursing) allows you to register the award with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Continually updated to match the evolving nature of healthcare, this course addresses the high-level clinical skills and in-depth understanding that prospective employers want to see in this field. By providing you with the experience and knowledge you need, the strong links to hands-on practice also help you towards a more seamless transition into a professional position.

We will also give you access to the pioneering research we conduct at Surrey to enhance your studies, and guide you through the important values that modern healthcare requires, such as compassion, advocacy, good communication, solid team-work skills and understanding and respecting clients.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in healthcare
  • Dissertation
  • Early intervention work with children, parents and carers
  • Health promotion: partnership and enablement
  • Professional practice in specialist community public health nursing
  • Public health assessment
  • Research design and methodology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. You must be currently registered as a healthcare professional to apply. 

Tuition Fee

To be confirmed

Living costs for Guildford

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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