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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Build upon your qualifications and registered nurse status, attaining further specialist credentials.
  • Embark upon a rewarding career as a health visitor or school nurse.
  • Develop a pragmatic public health philosophy and an evidence-based skill set.

This course is open to applicants who hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing). You'll gain the skills and experience you need for full-time practice.

How you learn

You will manage most of your own workload, but will also be supported by a supervisor. You’ll set mutually agreed deadlines, arrange meetings and share your work with your supervisor to get the most out of your learning. You’ll be encouraged to create and set your own research goals, helping you to develop your knowledge of your subject area.

At the start of the course you submit a proposal outlining what you have chosen to study. Masters dissertation projects can be very diverse and can include:

  • research projects
  • evaluation projects
  • service development projects
  • advanced professional practice projects
  • theoretical or literature based projects
  • You learn through self-directed study and supervised learning

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as

  • a health visitor
  • a school nurse

Accreditation

This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    131 66%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    51st

    3

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