The aim of this Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Hons) course is to prepare students to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to meet the Standards of Proficiency for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (NMC 2004). This will contribute to practice that is safe and effective in maintaining and improving the health of the public and communities, acknowledging the responsibilities and accountabilities necessary for public protection.
The SCPHN programme embraces diversity on both a local and global level and is reflective of a changing society. The programme recognises the challenges of migrating populations and facilitates the student knowledge in recognising and responding to the needs of clients/families during resettlement periods. The SCPHN programme aims for teaching excellence. It is cognisant of a positive student experience and responds to student evaluation and feedback. The students are encouraged to engage with evidence informed practice.
Ulster University is the sole provider in Northern Ireland of this course. The completion of this course allows students to progress their career and practice at a specialist level. The programme engenders a sense of pride amongst staff, students and alumni. The course has a national reputation for excellence in SCPHN practice which results in it being annually commissioned by the Department of Health.
With this degree you could become:
- Specialist Public Health Nurse
- Health Visitor
- NURSE MANAGER
- School nurse
- Practice Portfolio
- Current issues in Public Health
- Evidence & Research Underpinning Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice
- Child Development and Life Perspectives
- Safeguarding Children and Decision Making
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The BSc Hons Specialist Community Public Health Nursing has a specific target audience who have relevant academic qualifications and/or practice experience in this area. Students would normally enter the programme at level 6 having been exempted from levels 4 and 5 through the accreditation of prior certificated and/or experiential learning (APL).
- Applicants must have current part 1 or 2 registration in either nursing or midwifery with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
- 240 credit points equivalent to the learning outcomes of levels 4 and 5 of the pre- registration adult nursing programme
- Applicants must have 2 years post registration experience at the time of application
- Students are required to apply through a regional recruitment and selection process and pass the standard set at interview
- International students must achieve a score of 7 overall and 7 on each sub-scale on the
International15360 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status Fees: £4,630
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