Health CPD modules at University of Brighton


Community Public Health

Public health is everyone’s business and organisations such as local authorities, the NHS and the voluntary sector in collaboration with communities have a role in preventing disease, promoting health and reducing inequalities in health. This module aims to give students the opportunity to explore the concepts of contemporary public health, to enable them to develop the skills required to analyse and interpret data and evaluate the effectiveness of health promotion provision for a population.

Module Information

Module code

NA6183 (level 6) Community Public Health

NA7183 (level 7) Critical Approach to Community Public Health


The module uses problem based learning to enable students to explore current public health issues directly relevant to their field of practice

Entry Requirements 

Students need to be working or volunteering in an organisation with a public health role. Evidence of successful completion of study at level 5 or 6 within the previous five years. Applicants at level 7 must possess a bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

All student must identify a practice assessor who has successfully completed an NMC approved programme of preparation to assess the practice component.


Practice based assessment: A 10 minute presentation on a Public Health issue that affects your client group or community population.

Essay: 2000 word essay critically evaluating a local or national initiative to address the identified health need

Module Leader 

Jacks Moore

Module Dates

2023-24 Semester 1 Falmer, Brighton Campus:

  • October 3, 10, 17, 23, 30
  • November 14, 21, 28
  • December 5

Assessments submission date: January 2024


If you are choosing this module as part of a postgraduate or community course, please contact for specific information on the fee for this module

If you are taking this as a single module the module fee is:

2023-24 £1,122

Further Information

Please contact for further information about the module

This module can be taken as part of a course, including: 

BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

MSc / PG Dip / PG Cert Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

BSc (Hons) Community Specialist Practice

MSc / PG Dip Community Specialist Practice

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice

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