Why study with us?

Are you a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor, School Nurse, Occupational Health Nurse, Sexual Health Adviser or Health Protection Nurse) on the NMC SCPHN register? Come and study a postgraduate award that is directly related to your area of practice, taught by experts in their field.
We understand the need for a flexible approach to learning. You may be in work and want to broaden your knowledge and skills and improve your career prospects. You may have taken a break and now want to return to employment. We can provide you with a flexible solution to your study needs. This award can be taken in a modular, step-by-step approach and there are options to study part-time, through distance learning and work-based learning.

What can this course lead to?

This programme will enhance your ability to gain employment in particular areas of specialist community public health nursing and broader public health practice, especially in more senior roles in leadership, practice, research or education.

You will develop the qualities needed for employment in circumstances requiring sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative in complex and unpredictable professional environments.

The programme will enable practitioners to meet the requirements laid out in the knowledge and skills framework providing opportunities for career advancement.

Completing the MSc will also enhance your abilities to continue to further advanced study e.g. to MPhil/PhD level.

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and social care faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff.

If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent. Recently, our NHS related provision underwent a major review by the Quality Assurance Agency and we achieved the highest possible rating.