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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) MSc

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview:

This programme is for registered nurses or midwives who wish to gain registration on Part 3 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register as a specialist community public health nurse (health visiting) and be recorded as a community prescriber. It offers you the opportunity to gain registration as a health visitor, community prescriber and for academic development at masters level.

You develop public health practice knowledge and skills in order to work effectively with individuals, families and communities along with public health leadership skills, to enable you to contribute to the contemporary health visiting agenda.

Where you study:

The programme comprises 50% theory and 50% practice within an integrated approach. Practice based learning – you are allocated a practice teacher by your sponsoring organization who facilitates your learning in practice and is responsible for the assessment of your competence in practice.

How you learn:

Teaching methods include lecturers, seminars, experiential learning, scenarios, problem based learning, case study work, simulations, action learning sets, and peer led seminars and discussions.

Learning in practice is supported with the development of a practice progress file, which includes self-assessment activities, learning contracts, learning logs, reflective dialogue and discussion with practice teachers, mentors and academic staff.

How you are assessed:

Assessments include examinations, a defended poster, essays, case study analysis, research proposal, skill simulations and a service evaluation project. Practice is assessed via the practice progress file through the mechanism of the tripartite meetings which include you, your practice teacher and your academic mentor.

Career opportunities:

This programme prepares you to work as a health visitor and to take practice forward to meet the challenges of a dynamic health visiting profession.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 72 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    57th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    23rd

    4

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