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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing ) PGDip

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Headington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Overview

Our innovative Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing) course enables you to develop your practice as a specialist public health nurse. You will finish the course as a collaborative public health practitioner, who is able to lead practice forward.

We believe that academic preparation is an integral part of practice development. So the course content reflects current issues in practice issues. And includes the exploration of high impact areas of contemporary public health across the fields of practice.

You will be able to work in partnership with clients and other professions and agencies. You will strengthen your leadership attributes to become a high-quality practitioner who is a skilful public health nurse. Either in School Nursing or Health Visiting.

On successfully completing this course, you are eligible for registration by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC):

  • on the third part of the register (specialist community public health nursing)
  • and as able to prescribe from the community practitioners formulary (V100).

Career prospects

On successful completion of the course:

  • you will receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing)
  • your details will be forwarded to the NMC for registration on the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (third part of the register), and for registration to prescribe from the community practitioner’s formulary (V100).

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 77 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 60%

    40th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94.0 94%

    59th

    43
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    70th

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