What qualifications do you need?
You must be a First Level registered nurse on part 1 of the Nursing & Midwifery Council’s professional register and hold the necessary academic qualification for SCQF level 11 entry (normally degree - please contact the Course Leader for details).
In addition, you should have a minimum of two years post-registration experience and be working in or be able to secure a placement in an occupational health setting.
If you do not meet these criteria then you may be considered on an individual basis.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. Information about the evidence required, acceptable qualifications and test providers can be found on our English language requirements page.
The English language level for this Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health) course is: Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 7.0 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).
If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health) course, we offer a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability to entry to this degree.
- English for University Study - an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level
- Pre-sessional English - a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree course at UWS and who need to improve their English