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

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Specialise in improving the health and wellbeing of children, family and populations. Combining theory and practice, our course will prepare you for part three Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) registration on completion.

Take your nursing or midwifery qualifications a step further with our challenging public health course. It leads to a Postgraduate Diploma that you can then ‘top up’ to a master’s degree.

You’ll learn through a structured series of taught modules, which are interspersed with high-quality placements guided by experienced practice teachers.

The curriculum covers the theory and practicalities of working with children and families, as well as wider public health challenges such as critical policy review and strategic leadership & commissioning.

You can also expand your nursing responsibilities with the Nurse Prescribing module. On completing the course, you can register to prescribe from the community practitioners’ formulary.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed through a variety of methods, including, essays, case studies, a critical incident analysis, competency-based portfolio and a critical policy review.

Careers

You’ll be qualified to work as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, with skills that are also applicable to other roles in public health, safeguarding or primary care and community agencies.

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 81 3

    50th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    102 51%

    76th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.41 88%

    2nd

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    117 59%

    62nd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    23rd

    15

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