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What will I learn?

The course provides opportunities for the development of a critically informed understanding of contemporary issues in community and primary care and encourages an interprofessional approach to the study of Specialist Community Public Health Nursing practice.

Course overview

This Master’s degree offers practical support to health and social care practitioners undertaking quality improvement or service evaluations. On completion of this course, practitioners will feel confident in their ability to manage a challenging quality improvement and to evaluate changes made.

Why study this course with us?

Our course is designed to support ‘live’ improvement projects and service evaluations. It appreciates the dynamic and complex environment of contemporary service provision and includes real case studies and presentations from experienced people with a track record of delivery in quality improvement and service evaluation.

The underpinning philosophy is that of engagement - all share, all learn - and therefore the course provides opportunities for students to learn, support and challenge each other in their improvement efforts.

Pathways include:

  • Health Visiting
  • School Nursing
  • Occupational Health Nursing

The course is 50% theory and 50% practice and this is integrated across the duration of the course. You will undertake the theoretical component in the University and undertake the practice component in a community setting under the supervision of a qualified Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisor from the defined area of practice.

Assessment

Examples of assessment methods include written assignments, exams, presentations, and portfolios.

Careers and Employability

Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.

Which department am I in?

Health and Social Care

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,450.00 (US$ 14,982) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

October 2022

Venue

Wheeler

Wheeler Building,

Castle Drive,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH1 1SF, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor's Degree from a recognised institution with 2.8 or above. IELTS. 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill).

For international students

Entry onto our postgraduate Masters' courses requires an undergraduate/bachelor’s degree of equivalent standard to the British undergraduate/bachelor’s degree. Students need an IELTS academic 6.5 (no less than 5.5 in any band), TOEFL iBT overall score: 88 with minimum sub skill: Listening 17, Reading 18, Speaking 20, and Writing 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Chester

The University of Chester is home to 15,000 students from 130 countries and is currently ranked second-best in the UK for international students.

  • Ranked second-best in the UK for international students
  • ·200+ courses available with a focus on practical learning
  • Diverse international student body
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