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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Nursing
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Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Nursing

Postgraduate course
Health

Lead the way in healthcare, our course will support your path to getting the leadership role you want

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    City Campus

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Our academic staff have all worked in their professional fields and have great contacts - both in the UK and overseas - to help students with placements and volunteering.
Entry Requirements
Requirements:Applicants should have completed the Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Community Public Health Nursing: Occupational Health Nursing before applying for the top up award. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
IELTS:
IELTS 6.0 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Careers

  • Anna Wood

Careers

Anna Wood
Occupational Therapist, Later Life and Memory Service, Five Boroughs Partnership

MSc Occupational Therapy

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“"My course was very hands-on. I had regular opportunities to try out my skills by using the University's specialist equipment. My placements gave me so much diverse, first-hand experience. This focus on real-life practice has built my confidence, and I now feel really prepared for my future career."

MODULES & LEARNING

Explore the breadth and depth of occupational health nursing practice, focusing on the interaction of humans and their work environment by recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards.

Learn what it takes to meet NMC standards for specialist practice, specifically standards that relate to your role in leading and managing specialist practice.

Increase the skills and knowledge required for both your personal and professional development in the current modernisation agenda.

Develop your interpersonal capacities and skills by gaining the theoretical knowledge of people's emotional/mental health and wellbeing in relation to being service users/patients within health and social care systems, and relate this understanding to their particular areas of practice.

Understand how to build sustainable capacity and resources for health improvement, and reduce health inequalities. You will be able to identify priority community health needs and write a business plan in order to secure resources effectively using sustainable community capacity.

Gain a theoretical, methodological and practical foundation for social research, enabling you to act as a social researcher to resolve practice based problems.

Produce a substantial research project on a self-selected topic of interest, demonstrating your developmental learning in addition to a variety of academic and practical skills.

You'll have a close partnership with practice teachers, and will develop in practice through leadership, multi-disciplinary working, implementing public health policies and influencing practice.

Once you've successfully completed the Leadership, Management and Enterprise module, you'll have the opportunity to apply to the Chartered Management Institute to receive their level 7 Certificate in Management and Leadership, adding another professional hallmark to your portfolio.
  • Sue Sherwin
    Sue Sherwin Sue Sherwin
    Dean of School

    As a registered nurse, I know the importance of having the latest knowledge to make a difference. I really enjoy working collaboratively with the NHS and other external organisations to develop excellent academic and professional practice, ensuring that we continue to deliver the quality nursing and health professional education that is needed today.

    It was whilst studying nursing with our University that Sunita was promoted to Sister in an Intensive Care Unit. She then worked as a Senior Nurse Manager before joining us as a Senior Lecturer in 2001.
  • Dr Duncan Sharp
    Dr Duncan Sharp Dr Duncan Sharp
    Dean of School

    As a registered nurse, I know the importance of having the latest knowledge to make a difference. I really enjoy working collaboratively with the NHS and other external organisations to develop excellent academic and professional practice, ensuring that we continue to deliver the quality nursing and health professional education that is needed today.

    It was whilst studying nursing with our University that Sunita was promoted to Sister in an Intensive Care Unit. She then worked as a Senior Nurse Manager before joining us as a Senior Lecturer in 2001.
  • PG Dip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Nursing - Dawn Taylor, Course Leader

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FEES & FUNDING
The majority of places available are for staff who are either seconded from their employer or hosted by an NHS provider service. Eligible students will have their fees paid by Yorkshire and Humber LETB and may continue to receive a salary. Applications are also welcomed from non NHS employers or self-funding students. Fees for self-funding students are available on request fees@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
  • Acoustics Laboratory

    Facilities

    Acoustics Laboratory

    Our fully equipped, state-of-the-art acoustics laboratory has anechoic and reverberation chambers as well as modern noise analysis equipment.

  • Library

    Facilities

    Library

    Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.

  • Clinical Skills Suite

    Facilities

    Clinical Skills Suite

    The £1 million suite has been designed to meet the learning needs of a range of health professionals, with specialist equipment in purpose-built rooms enabling a variety of sessions to be carried out in a suitable and safe environment.

An amazing place to spend your days

It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.

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