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PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Glasgow Caledonian University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Glasgow Caledonian University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-JAN-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course aims to support students to refine and develop professional skills and knowledge within the context of pre-school children and their families in community settings. The PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) training is designed to meet the political, organisational and professional demands of delivering child-centred services reflective of contemporary practice.

This course is designed for registered nurses and midwives who want to specialise in Health Visiting. In addition, the course complies with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards of Proficiency for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (Health Visiting) requirement for entry to part three of the NMC register.

At Glasgow Caledonian University, we give you the tools you need to succeed and invite you to join a thriving, open and diverse community with a shared belief in social responsibility. Furthermore, this learning experience will harness your commitment to the common good to make a meaningful difference at local, national or global levels. This course will prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career as a specialist practitioner and will expose you to dynamic and varied learning opportunities.

Graduate prospects

The PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) course sets you up for success in an exciting new chapter of your career. Most of our students are employed in the National Health Service (NHS). After graduation, our alumni generally pursue roles with NHS service providers that are commensurate with the professional qualification of Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor).

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Glasgow Caledonian University

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G4 0BA, Scotland

The campus is in the heart of Glasgow, an affordable, accessible and welcoming city – voted one of the top 10 best cities in the world (Time Out 2019).
GCU can help international students with their visa application, finding accommodation and with English language, helping them to settle in and feel at home.
Benefit from a wide range of generous scholarships to help ensure that courses are accessible.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 57

    53rd out of 72 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    145 65%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    32nd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    113 57%

    65th

    35
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    52nd

    10

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