Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)
University of Wolverhampton
Key Course Facts
This course aims to develop you as safe, competent and professional a Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practitioner, fit for practice in the designated field of school nursing. On successful completion of the course, you will be able to register on the third part of the Nursing and Midwifery register as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse School Nursing.
The course will also:-
- Equip you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to evaluate, enhance and develop your public health practice
- Develop and enhance your leadership and management skills within the context of public health nursing practice to support others and to benefit the health of children, families and communities.
- Enable you to adopt critical reflective practice and lifelong learning that fosters a spirit of scientific enquiry and research promoting personal and professional development.
- Equip you with cognitive skills and knowledge to lead, innovate, advocate change and contribute to an evidence base of practice in order to benefit the health of children, young people, families and communities.
- Support you to work with codes and standards of professional practice to protect human rights, promote equality and manage risk to deliver safe effective health care.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing), PgDip, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Students must be a Level 1 Registered Nurse or Midwife on either Part 1 or Part 2 of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register. They must be seconded or sponsored by a NHS Trust or equivalent employer. The minimum academic entry requirement is a first degree. Students will be required to undertake a DBS check and occupational health clearance which is arranged by the sponsoring or seconding organisation. Applicants should apply direct to the University.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|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.
Positions of University of Wolverhampton in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Wolverhampton
The University of Wolverhampton (UWO) is a government funded university divided into four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire in England. The main campus is situated in Wolverhampton city centre, with the other campuses being in Walsall and Telford. Specifically for Nursing students, the university runs a Health Education Centre in Burton-upon-Trent.
Student composition of University of Wolverhampton