Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This course aims to develop specialist practitioners who are competent to practise and able to influence and facilitate change within the community nursing environment. It enables nurses to qualify as community specialist practitioners able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment. The following specialisms are available: Health visiting; occupational health nursing; school nursing.

Course Modules

Modules include: mental health and well being; developing specialist community public health nursing practice; health promotion and public health leadership; approaches to research; consolidated practice; dissertation; managing professional perspective. Optional modules include: nursing prescribing.

Course Additional Entry

Qualified nurse/midwife with active registration on part 1 or part 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Nursing Register. Ideally a 1st degree or a minimum of a diploma of higher education, plus evidence of recent study that demonstrates the applicant's readiness to study at postgraduate level. 2 satisfactory references of which one should be an academic reference. All applicants are required to be interviewed to ascertain their academic and professional readiness to undertake postgraduate study. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip