Why study with us?

Come and study a specialised programme, taught by experts in their field. We have many years of experience in running this programme and developing specialist community public health nurses with our partnership Trusts and employers. Achievement rates are high and attrition rates are very low.

We have excellent working relationships with our partner Trusts and employers, who provide a supportive learning environment in which you can achieve the required level of proficiency.

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma: Specialist Community Public Health Nursing course, you will be eligible to apply to be registered on the NMC Nursing register in your named pathway of School Nursing. If you opt to study NMLB 9001; on successful completion you can apply to record this qualification as a V100 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber, on the NMC nurse register. This qualification will enable you to work as a School Nurse.

Having completed this course, you could consider topping this up to a Masters degree. The MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice is the ideal progression route for you, if you remain in practice within public health nursing.

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.