Nursing (Public Health) Distance Learning

Sheffield Hallam University
  • £8,240
  • 2 Years
  • Degree
  • Yorkshire

Everything you need to know…
What is the fee?
Home/EU: £8,240 for the course
How long will I study?
2 Years
Where will I study?
Your own location by distance learning
When do I start?
September 2020
January 2021. Course summary
Build upon your qualifications and registered nurse status, attaining further specialist credentials.
Embark upon a rewarding career as a health visitor or school nurse.
Gain rounded experience with 50% practice and 50% theory.
Develop a pragmatic public health philosophy and an evidence-based skill set.
This course is open to applicants who hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing). Students who have achieved the Post Graduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting and School Nursing) can progress to the MSc Public Health by undertaking the MSc dissertation module. Applied learning
Work placements

The modern and diverse placements are designed to meet the changing needs of children, young people and families, and may include work with social services, in education or with a variety of organisations from the voluntary sector. They foster collaborations with those that work alongside health visitors and school nurses.

3. Where will I study?
You study at your own location by distance learning. Entry requirements
All students
Additional information for EU/International students
Completion of the PGDip in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting or School Nursing) award

5. Modules
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course.

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Dissertation 60 Credits 60 Coursework
6. Fees and funding
Home/EU students
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £8,240 for the course. For part-time study the fee will be calculated pro-rata each year based on the number of credits studied (£690 for 15 credits or £1,375 for 30 credits).

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

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