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 partner 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?

Related courses* (List related courses for progression or in same “family” of courses i.e.Coaching & Sport Development , Physical Education , Sport Coaching )On successful completion of the BSc (Hons) 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 HPHN 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 moving on to study a Master’s 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. Other programmes you might want to consider include:

  • MSc/PgC Advanced Practice in Health & Social Care
  • MSc Nursing
  • MSc Primary Health Care
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.

Faculty contact information

Name: Nadine Littler
Role: Lecturer/Pathway Lead in School Nursing
Email: nadine.littler2@cumbria.ac.uk
Telephone: 01524 385862