Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing), Postgraduate Diploma | University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) | Bristol, United Kingdom
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About

The Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) course at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) designed to produce knowledgeable and skilled public health practitioners, able to work inclusively with client groups across different settings within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Professional Standards.

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Overview

The Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing)  course at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)  embraces a family/child/workplace-centred public health role with individuals, families, and populations, and focuses on improving health and tackling health inequalities. The approach requires you to work within a dynamic socio-cultural and service provision context across traditional boundaries, to network and develop services in partnership with service users, other professionals, and the voluntary sector. You'll learn to lead, assess, work collaboratively, evaluate public health provision, and accept responsibility and accountability for the safe, effective, and efficient management of that provision.

Careers / Further study

On successful completion of the course you will be able to:

  • register with NMC as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
  • register as a Community Practitioner Nurse prescriber (if you have completed the V100 element of the course)
  • enhance and build on your previous professional qualifications and practice
  • develop your public health knowledge and skills
  • start a career in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Evidence-b Based Public Health
  • Public Health and Health Promotion
  • Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
  • Leadership and Enterprise 
  • Promoting the Health of School-aged Children in the Community

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are no specific deadlines, but the sooner you apply, the less likely you are to miss out.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need to have the following:

  • Active first level registration on the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional register.
  • Post Graduate Diploma applicants will require a 2:2 Honours Degree either in nursing or a health-related subject.
  • To get onto the course, you need to secure a secondment opportunity or a studentship, supported by a fixed term contract from anemployer. Your employer will then pay you a salary/cost of living allowance pro-rata for the period that you are on the course, as well as provide you with a practice placement, which is essential for entry onto the course. Organisations will soon be advertising these opportunities on www.jobs.nhs.uk therefore so we advise you to check this site regularly.
  • To secure a sponsored or seconded place from an NHS Trust or other employer, all students will need to have a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) status and a satisfactory Occupational Health status.

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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