Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This statutory body approved course is designed for those with initial nurse registration who wish to become specialist community public health nurses in 1 of 3 areas of practice: health visiting; occupational health nursing; school nursing; health visiting develops practitioners who are proactive and innovative in the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health at the individual, group and community level, within the context of national and international considerations; occupational health nursing equips students to function competently in the specialist area of occupational health; this involves responsibility for health and safety at work, risk assessment, management of occupational disease and the promotion of physical and psychological health among the workforce; school nursing prepares students to lead a school nursing team of variable skill mix, to promote school health and meet the health'related needs of children and adolescents at school and their families and carers.

Course Modules

Core modules; Specialist community public health nursing practice; professional perspectives in specialist community public health nursing; evidence based practice for public health; promoting public health; management of public health practice; option; consolidated practice.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
BSc £11,765  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
BSc £3,375  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
BSc

Qualifications required:

  • Professional Qualification
  • CATS points 240
  • Work experience
  • APEL / APL
  • IELTS 6.5