Bournemouth University
Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) PgDip
Bournemouth University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 25 graduates of Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) PgDip and other courses in Anthropology at Bournemouth University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Anthropology.

Overall student satisfaction
77 /100
25 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in CAH15

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Anthropology at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26000 £19500 £24000
25-75 percentile range £23000 - £30000 £16500 - £23000 £19000 - £27500


Salary of all UK Graduates of CAH15

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23516 £21086 £25186
25-75 percentile range £20611 - £27195 £15914 - £26736 £19208 - £32667

Course Description

This course prepares practitioners to work in defined areas of community public health practice, for registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor.

Why study BSc/PG Dip Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) at BU?

  • On this course, you'll demonstrate achievement of the ‘Standards of Proficiency’ required by the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) for registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor.
  • You’ll be exposed to the breadth and depth of public health working and demonstrate your ability to participate safely in the practice of Health Visiting.
  • Prepare to lead and manage the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009) provision in collaboration with other health and early year providers.
  • The course is an equal split of theory and practice-based study, with theory learning at BU and practice learning supported by a practice teacher within your seconding NHS Trust.
  • Applicants should apply via their local 0-19 years’ service provider adverts for Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) Health Visitor studentships/training contracts.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) PgDip at Bournemouth University

20% Finance Professionals
20% Administrative occupations
15% Elementary occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Sales occupations
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Customer service occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 7.0
    • Bachelors
    • 7.0
    • Masters
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting), PgDip, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. Part One or Part Two registration on the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) register; Secondment from your employing DHUFT. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Bournemouth University in top UK and global rankings.

See all 26 university rankings of Bournemouth University

About Bournemouth University

Established in 1976, Bournemouth University is located in the coastal town of Poole, South West England. Just 20 minutes away from Bournemouth Beach by bicycle, this university has earned itself numerous awards as both a provider of education and of employment. Apart from their reputable courses and programmes that they offer, Bournemouth University gives particular importance to their more than 130 student clubs on-site, which they believe are essential for keeping students happy, as well as giving them the means to add new skills and experiences to their resumes. Bournemouth University has plenty of restaurants, bars, and retail options nearby and the location is great for those who enjoy strolls near the seaside and a pleasant and different social life.

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Student composition of Bournemouth University

undergraduates:
12520
postgraduates:
2740
Total:
15260
  • Why I chose to study at Bournemouth University - Stian Kronborg
  • How I chose to study at Bournemouth University - Adbe Ali
  • Bournemouth is the perfect fit for international students
  • Ajith from India

Where is this programme taught

Lansdowne Campus
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