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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)City CampusC
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Location: City CampusC
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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This course provides the opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It enables students to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.
Applicants should have NMC 1st level registration, at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in the cognate subject of health and be able to evidence recent professional development. Applicants who do not meet this academic requirement are advised to undertake the professional profile development module in order to apply for recognition of prior (experiential) learning. All suitable candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Applicants will also need to secure a suitable practice placement in order to undertake the course. All applications should be supported by two references, either academic or professional. We recruit to this course jointly with our placement partners in the West Yorkshire region. Applications are made through the NHS jobs website in the 1st instance and applicants will complete their application based on a job description and person specification. Satisfactory enhanced criminal history checks will be required by all applicants prior to acceptance on the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Leeds Beckett University.
About this university
Students travel from over 100 countries to study at the university. There are plenty of resources available for international student ranging from country specific application information to help and advice with daily life matters. The website can provide information about immigration and visas as can the international department. There is an arrival and welcome service operating during the first week of the term that helps students find their way around Leeds as well as accessing banking and health care. Student ambassadors are available to assist in getting around campuses and the city as well as organising social events to help them settle in. There are also English language courses available for those seeking to add or improve their grasp of English. The union operates from offices in Beckettâ€™s Park and also the Civic Quarter areas and runs two bars one on each. The City Bar has a 400+ capacity and holds regular events as well as food and drink while the Headingley Bar is open each night as well as holding a sports team social night on a Wednesday. Student groups and societies range from cultural and interest to volunteering and sports. The Athletic Union is separate to the student union and holds regular varsity events against the neighbouring University of Leeds. Other societies include those for faith and cultural groups such as the Asian Students Christian Fellowship and the Afro-Caribbean Society as well as those based around a specific academic interest such as the architecture or economics groups. There are also interest groups such as drama, debating and nutritional groups. Finally there are performing arts and outdoor groups as well as the chance for students to start their own society if they find a gap for their own shared interest.