find your perfect postgrad program
Search our Database of 30,000 Courses

University of Surrey: Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (Health Visiting)

Institution University of Surrey View institution profile
Department FHMS - School of Health Sciences
Web www.surrey.ac.uk
Email admissions@surrey.ac.uk
Telephone +44(0)1483 682222
Study type Taught

Summary

Why choose this course If you’re a registered Nurse or Midwife, our MSc Public Health Practice (SCPHN) (Health Visiting) course will set you on the path to qualify as a Health Visitor, a working with children, young people and families, making a significant impact on their lives. Through a combination of theory and hands-on practice, we’ll enhance your academic, professional and clinical prowess, transforming you into a critical and discerning practitioner, capable of driving innovation and change in health and social care.

This course is taught by clinicians and researchers with experience in working in the NHS, ensuring everything you’ll learn is up-to-date and meets the needs of the progressive healthcare sector.

This course meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) standards for specialist education and practice. On successful completion of the first year (full-time) or 2 years (part-time) of this course, you’ll be eligible to record your qualification with the NMC.

What you will study Throughout your hands-on clinical training, you’ll develop the values that employers and the public need from modern healthcare professionals such as, compassion, advocacy, good communication, teamwork skills and respect and understanding of patients.

You’ll critically examine and develop awareness of the key concepts of public health and health promotion. You’ll analyse data to identify health needs and develop health promotion interventions to address contemporary public health issues. We’ll teach you the fundamentals about safeguarding children, young people and adults, empowering you to play a pro-active role in their protection.

You’ll study topics, including community nurse practitioner prescribing (V100), early intervention work with families, leadership, and mental health, public health, and safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. You’ll have the opportunity to complete a research dissertation on an area of personal interest, which we’ll match with the expertise of our academic staff, ensuring you get the best support.

MSc

University of Surrey


Overview
At the University of Surrey, we want to shape the future for the better. If you’re considering postgraduate study, it’s likely you do too. Our postgraduate courses will give you the tools, skills and knowledge you need to achieve your ambitions and give you the edge in building a better future – for yourself and society. Situated just 34 minutes outside London in the vibrant town of Guildford, we welcome over 3,500 postgraduate students each year from 140 different countries.

 



Preparing for a great career
At Surrey, we have an outstanding track record for …

View Profile

Not what you are looking for?

Browse other courses in Health studies, or search our comprehensive database of postgrad programs.

Scholarship Opportunity with Postgrad.com

Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.

Click here