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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing BSc
Specialist Community Public Health Nursing BSc

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing BSc

  • ID:LBIC440101
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 5.5 in all areas)

  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)

  • BrunELT: 65% (min 55% in all areas)

  • TOEFL: 77 (min R18, L17, S20, W17) 

Course Information

Are you a qualified nurse or midwife and looking for your next career step? Perhaps you would like to progress into a leadership or management role. This course enables you to specialise in one of three areas and on successful completion of the course you’ll be a qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurse in your chosen area. Our course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), granting a license to practice so you’ll be eligible to apply for specialist community public health nurse posts within your specialism.

You can choose from the following three pathways:

Health Visiting
You’ll learn to promote health and the prevention of ill health in a proactive and innovative way. This can be applied to individual, group and community levels within the context of national and international considerations.

Occupational Health Nursing
This course covers health and safety at work, risk assessment, management of occupational disease and the promotion of physical and psychological health among the workforce.

If you choose this pathway, you’ll be eligible for free membership to Inspiring Occupational Health (iOH). Benefits include a wide range of services including full access to the iOH website, support line, subsidised events, networking opportunities and access to exclusive iOH publications for one year.

School Nursing
This course will prepare you to lead a school nursing team of variable skill mix, to promote school health and meet the health-related needs of children and adolescents at school and their families and carers.

For Occupational Health Nursing, you should apply direct to Brunel. For Health Visiting and School Nursing, you should apply via NHS jobs. See Apply Now button.

Brunel University London also offers some modules from this programme as a CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development). To find out more and to apply

If you are considering studying Specialist Community Public Health Nursing at Brunel University London, then you are committed to working jointly with the NHS to demonstrate the values and beliefs of the constitution.

NHS values
Patients, public and staff have helped develop this expression of values that inspire passion in the NHS and that should underpin everything it does. Individual organisations will develop and build upon these values, tailoring them to their local needs. The NHS values provide common ground for co-operation to achieve shared aspirations, at all levels of the NHS.

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Year 1


  • CM3700 - The Application of Evidence for SCPHN Practice

  • CM3602 - Consolidated Practice

  • CM3600 - Developing Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Practice

  • CM3601 - Health Promotion and Public Health Leadership

  • CM3605 - Managing Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing : Health Visiting

  • CM3604 - Managing Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing : Occupational Health Nursing

  • CM3603 - Managing Professional Perspectives in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing : School Nursing

  • CM3701 - Mental Health and Wellbeing


  • CM3702 - Nurse Prescribing

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Fifty per cent of the course involves supervised practice placements within the chosen area of specialist practice. These are generally arranged with NHS trusts and involve experienced practice teachers who attend study days at Brunel.

If you have specialised in Occupational Health Nursing you’ll gain practical experience within occupational settings in either the public or private sector, and be supported by a qualified and experienced practice teacher. Career opportunities are available within the private sector such as airlines or retail, with local authorities and  within the public sector.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance – Single: 300 GBP per year

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