Access to the SCPHN course is open to practitioners who meet the following criteria.
This course is at level 7 (Master’s Degree) therefore evidence is required of recent study at level 6 (degree level).
- be registered on either the nursing or midwife (parts one or two of the NMC register)
- be able to demonstrate evidence of recent study at level 6 on entry
- have secured a student place within an NHS Trust which will ensure the following:
- have access to a community practice teacher and placement area
- have a source of NHS funding (employment) to enable payment of the course fees.
Self funding for this course is not an option
- entry onto the course will be subject to satisfactory Disclosure Barring Service clearance
- evidence of being currently on the NMC register will also be required.
- successful entry to this course is subject to satisfactory references.
All applicants will be screened for fitness for practice and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be made.
Please also see the university's general entry requirements.
English language requirements
Preparation courses for International and EU students
We offer a range of courses to help you to meet the entry requirements for this course and also familiarise you with university life. You may also be able to apply for one student visa to cover both courses.
- Take our Pre-Master's course to help you to meet both the English language and academic entry requirements for your master's course.
- If you need to improve your English language, we have pre-sessional English language courses available to help you to meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s.
If you are studying outside the UK, for more details about your specific country entry requirements, translated information, local contacts and programmes within your country, please have a look at our country pages.
How to apply
You apply for this course through UCAS Postgraduate.
Through UCAS Postgraduate, you should use the UKPASS portal to make your application, which will then be forwarded directly to our Admissions Office. You should send supporting documentation to us directly using the email addresses on the UKPASS application form.
Oxford Brookes University works in partnership with Berkshire, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire and Oxford community NHS Trusts in the recruitment of students; you may apply to any of these NHS Trusts for a place. However we will only offer one interview upon short-listing (if successful), your information will be shared with Oxford Brookes by your chosen NHS Trust to coordinate an interview date.
If you are unsuccessful please do not apply again in the same academic year; you will be given feedback about your interview to support a further application if appropriate.
Health Visiting and School Nursing
To apply, please visit the course page on the UKPASS website.
Health Visiting study route UKPASS code P037286
School Nursing study route UKPASS code P045753
Please ensure that you have been offered a place in an NHS Trust before applying to Oxford Bookers University
A requirement of the application is that you are UK registered nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a working UK visa that would permit your employment in the NHS as a Nurse.
Applications received electronically through UKPASS will be forwarded directly to the admissions team. Supporting documentation should be forwarded firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conditions of acceptance
When you accept our offer, you agree to the conditions of acceptance. You should therefore read those conditions before accepting the offer.