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Community Health Studies (MSc/PGDip)

This programme is designed to prepare practitioners for working in a complex and dynamic community setting. On successful completion, this programme leads to the award of the MSc / Post Graduate Diploma in Community Health Studies, and the NMC-recordable Specialist Practitioner qualification in the following areas:

District Nursing
Practice Nursing

The Post Graduate diploma programme consists of three core generic modules and one core specialist module equating to at least 600 hours of student engagement.  The focus of learning and teaching is to link theory with practice and therefore the modules are split into 50% theory and 50% practice.  The theory covered during the modules will prepare students for the supervised clinical practice they will be undertaking during the scheme. Successful completion of a dissertation will lead to the award of MSc in Community Health Studies.

For the practice element of the course students will work alongside a Practice Teacher or Sign off mentor.  A total of 600 hours in practice must be achieved during the programme.  Applicants must have the agreement of their employers to release them for the necessary theory and practice hours.

Programme Structure

All students will attend the three core generic modules and one core specialist module that apply to the particular pathways, District Nursing and General Practice Nursing for the award of Post Graduate Diploma. Successful completion of a dissertation will lead to the award of MSc in Community Health Studies.

Length of Programme

Part-time modular route: 2- 3 years part time.

Full-time MSc 1.5 years.

Programme Commencement

September

Entry Requirements

The overall entry criteria for the MSc in Community Health Studies are as follows:

  • Current level 1 registration on the NMC register;
  • Evidence of post registration experience;
  • A BSc/BA Honours degree or equivalent or evidence of continuing professional development. Candidates not holding a first degree will be referred to the Head of School for a decision;
  • Enhanced up-to-date DBS disclosure in conjunction with Health Board colleagues, where necessary;
  • Applicants whose first language is not English or Welsh are required to provide proof of their proficiency in the English Language and must have satisfied the English Language requirements for the University and the Nursing and Midwifery Council, no more than 2 years before the date of application.

Additional entry criteria for entry to specific Specialist Practice pathways are as follows:

District Nursing
First level nurse trained in general nursing or first level nurse trained in adult nursing.

Practice Nursing
First level nurse trained in general nursing or first level nurse trained in adult nursing.

First level nurse trained in the nursing of sick children or first level nurse trained in children’s nursing.

Funding

Funding for module fees up to the Post Graduate Diploma is available from the Welsh Assembly Government via Workforce, Education and Development Services (WEDS). Funding is available to individuals who work within the NHS in Wales and the number of funded modules available for each discipline is set each year by WEDS using workforce planning figures.

Contact

For further information please contact the Programme Manager:

Mrs Gina Newbury
Position: Lecturer - Primary Care and Public Health Nursing

Email: newburygm@cf.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (029) 20 91 7836
Extension: 7836

For an application form, please contact:

Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies
Email:  nurseinfo@cf.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)29 2068 7766
Address:
Cardiff University
Ty Dewi Sant
Heath Park Campus
Cardiff
CF14 4XN

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