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

Swansea University

12 months
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This Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) (Hons) programme from Swansea University  is ideal for registered nurses and midwives who want additional training to work in Community Public Health as a School Nurse.


Specialist Community Public Health Nurses play a crucial role in ensuring that children have the best start in life. They work in partnership with individuals and families and work together with a range of different health professionals including nursery nurses, social workers, GPs and education.

The Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) (Hons) programme from Swansea University will prepare you for work in complex and varied settings including homes, schools and the wider community. You will become a knowledgeable practitioner with excellent managerial and interpersonal capabilities.

Throughout the course your learning will be supported through 50% theory which is taught at university and 50% practical work placements. You will cover a wide range of subject areas including public health, health promotion, using evidence and research, safeguarding and leadership and management.


Completion of the course will allow you to gain the recordable qualification of Specialist Community Public Health School Nurse.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Promoting the Public Health of Populations   
  • Facilitating the Health and Wellbeing of Children, Young People and Families  
  • Safeguarding in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)   
  • Research and Development in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply you will need to be:

  • First level nurse / midwife registered with NMC
  • Enhanced current DBS disclosure
  • Appropriate Health Board host organisation and the availability of a suitable practice placement that has a current educational audit and the support of a Practice Teacher that meets the NMC requirements.
  • Negotiated secondment

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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