BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), granting a licence to practise. It is designed for those with initial nurse or midwife registration who wish to become specialist community public health nurses in one of three areas of practice:

  • health visiting
  • occupational health nursing
  • school nursing.

Brunel University London also offers some modules from this programme as a CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development). To find out more and to apply, please click here.

The primary aim of the programme is to combine a thorough professional education with academic excellence, reflecting the ability to respond to changing and challenging healthcare needs in the community.

Literacy and Numeracy Tests

Literacy and Numeracy tests as part of the centralised application process for Health Visiting and School Nursing applicants will be held.  Please check back on this page for 2018 dates.

Candidates will be notified of further arrangements.

To gain sponsorship for the Health Visiting and School Nurse pathways most Trusts will require a numeracy and literacy assessment undertaken at a participating university. Click here for further information and to book your place.

Programme description

This course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), granting a licence to practise. It is designed for those with initial nurse or midwife registration who wish to become specialist community public health nurses in one of three areas of practice:

  • health visiting
  • occupational health nursing
  • school nursing.

Brunel University London also offers some modules from this programme as a CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development). To find out more and to apply, please click here.

The primary aim of the programme is to combine a thorough professional education with academic excellence, reflecting the ability to respond to changing and challenging healthcare needs in the community.

Literacy and Numeracy Tests

Literacy and Numeracy tests as part of the centralised application process for Health Visiting and School Nursing applicants will be held.  Please check back on this page for 2018 dates.

Candidates will be notified of further arrangements.

To gain sponsorship for the Health Visiting and School Nurse pathways most Trusts will require a numeracy and literacy assessment undertaken at a participating university. Click here for further information and to book your place.

Key Modules

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey
Students on this programme are fully trained nurses who wish to become community specialist practitioners.

In 2015/16, six months after graduating:
100% of our graduates annually secure employment in their chosen specialist field 
(Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2015/16)

Module & Subject

Level 3 (all pathways)

  • The Application of Evidence for SCPHN Practice
  • Mental Health and Well-being
  • Developing Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice (30 credits)
  • Health Promotion and Public Health Leadership
  • Consolidated Practice

Health Visiting

  • Managing Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing : Health Visiting

Occupational Health Nursing

  • Managing Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing : Occupational Health Nursing

School Nursing

  • Managing Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing : School Nursing

Optional (all pathways)

  • Nurse Prescribing
Entry Requirements
  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)
Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  18000.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  Brunel University London, Kingston Lane Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER