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B.Sc. On Campus

Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) (Hons)

London South Bank University

12 months
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The Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) (Hons) from London South Bank University focuses on promoting the health of children, families and groups in a community setting.

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The Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) (Hons) from London South Bank University  considers the issues involved in safeguarding the health of vulnerable children, families and populations. The overall aim is to develop an effective practitioner who is able to identify actual and potential health needs, stimulate an awareness of health needs, facilitate evidence based health enhancing activities and influence policy at all levels.

Should I take the BSc (Hons) or the PgDip qualification?

Depending on the level of your existing qualifications you will either undertake the BSc (Hons) course, or the PgDip qualification. If you qualified as a nurse with an Undergraduate Diploma you should take this course - the BSc (Hons). If you qualified as a nurse with a Bachelor's degree you should take the PgDip Health Visiting (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing) programme. The content of the courses is the same.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing professional practice for health visiting
  • Evaluating research for health care
  • A public health approach to promoting health and well-being
  • Mental health and well-being of children and families
  • Protecting vulnerable children
  • Developing leadership and management skills for SCPHN

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), and 120 credits at Level 5. Applications are accepted from newly qualified nurses or those who are due to qualify. Applicants must have sponsorship from an employing organisation that provides a practice placement and practice teacher to fulfil NMC standards.
  • As part of the selection process, you'll be expected to undertake an assessment on campus which identifies your attributes for the course and gives you an indication of various scenarios you might face.

  • Applicants must book a numeracy and literacy test and pass this as part of their preparation for applying.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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