Want to get ahead in your role within occupational health? Then our management course is perfect for realising your ambitions. We will teach you the knowledge and skills you need to take your talent to new levels, opening up future opportunities in your profession. Our teaching staff are experts in their field, and thanks to our partner Trusts and employers, you'll be given a supportive learning environment to achieve the required level of proficiency to work in health management. We have many years of experience in developing specialist community public health nurses, so allow us to help you move onto big things in your career!
This programme provides a unique opportunity for senior occupational health nurses to further develop their academic and professional skills beyond those taught for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (OH). It will give emphasis to the theory required to manage occupational health services in complex settings, improving customer experience and enhancing professional identity in the context of occupational health management.
You can use your skills towards a successful career as an occupational health nurse manager or business owner, a clinical supervisor or an occupational health nurse educator. You may also wish to continue your education through a postgraduate degree in Occupational Health Management or a Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Occupational Health).
Other admission requirements
International applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of study at a level equivalent to the general entry requirements. These will be in accordance with NARIC Guidelines (The British Council 2007 and revised annually) and International Qualifications for entry to Higher Education (UCAS, 2007 and revised annually) as well as satisfying the English Language requirements for admission which include any of the following: -The British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an average score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. -Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, Grade C or above. -TOEFL IBT 83 (with a minimum of Reading: 20, Listening: 20, Speaking: 22 and Writing: 21) (Other forms of TOEFL are not accepted).
Students will not require a Disclosure Barring Service clearance.
Applications will be reviewed on an individual basis and potential students will be offered advice by an academic tutor on the suitability of the award and their module choice within the award, dependent on factors such as currency of prior learning, and their personal and professional development needs. Students should be able to show potential benefit from studying for the award and a commitment to attempting the assessment items.
NMC registered nurses on parts one and three of the Register and working within an Occupational health setting OR NMC registered nurses on part one of the register, and working within an Occupational health setting. See course description for further admission details.
Recipient: University of Cumbria
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