Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing)
University of Greenwich
Key Course Facts
Nurses and midwives with a degree who want to move into health visiting or school nursing can take the first step with this diploma in specialist community public health nursing.
Our one-year course is suited to qualified nurses and midwives who wish to undertake the specialist community public health nursing course at postgraduate level. During the year you will develop the knowledge and skills required to deliver a range of services including prevention, early intervention and safeguarding for children aged 0-19 and their families. Our course leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council .
We deliver this course in partnership with local community healthcare and service providing organisations. It is intended to meet the needs and expectations of the contemporary public health agenda so you can make a difference to the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.
What you should know about this course
This postgraduate diploma leads to a nationally recognised qualification and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
You can study full-time or part-time (if supported by the sponsoring health care provider) at our Avery Hill Campus.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing), PgDip, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Applicants should have a relevant degree, normally at 2:2 or above.
You also need to be currently registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
Applicants should be post-registration graduate-level nurses or midwives who wish to pursue a career in health visiting or school nursing.
Tuition Fees Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) PgDip
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
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About University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich operates on government funding, and is based in London and Kent, England. The university’s main campus, the Old Royal Naval College, as well as its Avery Hill campus are located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in Greater London. Its satellite campus in Medway, Kent is part of a collaboration with the University of Kent.
Student composition of University of Greenwich
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022