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Sheffield Hallam University: Nursing (Public Health)

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


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.

  • 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). You'll gain the skills and experience you need for full-time practice.

How you learn You will manage most of your own workload, but will also be supported by a supervisor. You’ll set mutually agreed deadlines, arrange meetings and share your work with your supervisor to get the most out of your learning. You’ll be encouraged to create and set your own research goals, helping you to develop your knowledge of your subject area.

At the start of the course you submit a proposal outlining what you have chosen to study. Masters dissertation projects can be very diverse and can include:

  • research projects

  • evaluation projects

  • service development projects

  • advanced professional practice projects

  • theoretical or literature based projects

  • You learn through self-directed study and supervised learning


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