Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) Postgraduate Diploma
The Master´s in Public Health and Health Promotion is designed to provide an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of health promotion and public health. The course enables students to experience health promotion in practice and gain theoretical knowledge and apply it to practice - facilitating both their personal and professional development. Programme Manager, Jane Thomas, is a National Teaching Fellow.
Applicants with a relevant degree at 2.1 or above, or an equivalent recognised qualification and/or two years of relevant employment with evidence of educational/professional achievement are welcomed.
All UK applicants are interviewed by phone, email or in person. International students will need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme.
If you would like further information on entry requirements or have a query regarding your eligibility please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The Public Health and Health Promotion degree is designed to provide an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of health promotion and public health, and enables students to experience health promotion in practice, and gain theoretical knowledge and apply it to practice - facilitating both their personal and professional development.
This programme focuses on public health and is both research-led and practice driven.
With an established working relationship between the course leader and Public Health Wales, the course develops students’ skills to provide others with health information and the support necessary to achieve change and to influence health policy at all levels. The programme covers current practice, historical background, and current developments in health and innovation and health promotion practice. A particular strength of the course is the short placement module, enabling students to experience an alternative area of practice as part of their development of both ‘knows how’ and ‘shows how’ competence.
This programme is designed to meet the needs of health promotion practitioners at level 5 and above and the developing public health agenda. The course is mapped to the National Occupational Standards for the Practice of Public Health and the Public Health Career Framework competencies.
he practical focus of the programme and the employability linked assessments help to improve the career prospects of students who successfully complete the programme.
The relevance to daily practice and the development of networking and multidisciplinary skills are a primary strength of the programme. The programme can lead to career development for Health Promotion Officers, for recent graduates of sport, fitness, education, social sciences or health.
Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors can improve their working health promotion skills, relating theory to practice. The programme also allows for career development towards clinical specialism or teaching.
Those in social services, project or youth and community work can also develop their careers through this programme.