Our dynamic MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting) programme enables registered nurses to develop the academic and professional skills needed to qualify as a Health Visitor. Graduates are equipped to practice in the fast-changing and complex area of public healthcare, deploying advanced critical analysis skills and leading on innovation and change.
Our MSc Public Health Practice with SCPHN (Health Visiting) programme will enable you to obtain an academic award and, through completing a specified period of practice, to register on the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.
Health Visitors are at the forefront of current government public health policy and our programme is responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of healthcare. It also has strong links with practice, encourages shared learning, draws upon an innovative research base and will guide you in displaying the values required in modern healthcare; such as compassion, advocacy, good communication and teamwork skills, and respect for patients’ privacy, dignity and individuality.
|Qualification||Study mode||Course length||Start date|
|MSc||Full-time||48 months||Sep 2018|
|MSc||Part-time||60 months||Sep 2018|
Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as an approved programme for the specialist community public health nursing part of the register.
There may be opportunities to acquire valuable European experience by working or conducting research abroad during your degree or shortly afterwards. It is possible to do this in the summer period with an Erasmus+ grant working on your dissertation or as a recent graduate. In order to qualify, your Erasmus+ traineeship must be a minimum of two months.