• Study mode: Part Time
  • Location: Distance Learning
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Start Date: September 2020

Course Overview

Credits: 30 credits at Level 7.

This course is aimed at qualified Specialist Community Public Health Nurses, health visitors, and school nurses who wish to transfer and change their field of practice. You will be required to undertake 10 weeks (50 days) of practice supervised by an appropriately qualified practice teacher.

You will need to show evidence of your ability to transfer your competencies to the new area of practice by providing a completed portfolio.

What will this course cover?

This course covers everything you need to know about the NMC standards of proficiency of Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (health visiting or school nursing).

This includes areas such as:

  • search for health needs
  • stimulation of awareness of health needs
  • influence on policies affecting health
  • facilitation of health-enhancing activities.

Course Details

Course Modules


  • Transfer of field of practice (health visiting/school nursing)


How much does it cost

Part Time Home and EU, Academic Year 2020-2021: £990

Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.

You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.

Questions about fees?

Contact our Enquiries Team:
0330 123 2023

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applying-to-bucks

The Big Deal

At Bucks, we believe in putting our students first. That’s why our Students’ Union have developed our exclusive ‘Big Deal’ package. We’re the only university in the UK to offer free access to such a diverse and exciting range of activities – all to enrich the university experience.

We offer FREE events and entertainment, additional skills workshops, sports, recreational activities, societies and paid student rep schemes. All at one of the top 10 Students’ Unions in the UK.  It’s a big deal!

We are proud that our exciting and dynamic students’ union is ranked in the top three in the UK for representing student’s academic interests (NSS 2020). It’s a big deal!

Want to find out more? Visit our Students’ Union page or watch our video.