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MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)


University of South Wales Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

Full time & Part time September MSc Full-time: 1 Year; Part-time: 3 Years

About the course

The MSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) will prepare nurses and midwives to become Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. You will gain the knowledge, interpersonal skills and managerial capabilities to practice confidently, competently and effectively.

This Masters course has been developed to meet the demands of this rapidly changing field, providing you with a professional qualification that recognises your expertise.

Registered specialist community public health nurses (SCPHNs), such as health visitors, aim to reduce health inequalities by working with individuals, families and communities to promote good health and prevent ill health. We place emphasis on partnership working that cuts across disciplinary, professional and organisational

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Entry Requirements

Applicants need professional and academic qualifications. You must have NMC professional registration on Part One/Part Two of the NMC Register as a Registered Nurse/ Registered Midwife.

Applicants should have an Honours degree, although consideration will be given through the accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) if you do not possess these qualifications.

Prospective candidates will be interviewed by the team, which in most cases would include a member of the NHS trust that provides student placements for 50% of the course duration and a service user.

In addition a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check is required.


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