For consideration for entry onto the programme, you should possess registration as a midwife in your home country with a degree classification of a 2(ii) or higher. Alternatively, possession of a suitable qualification and work experience will be considered. Students also need to provide evidence of some experience in adult health care, this could be observational in a care home for example.
Months of entry
Underpinned by the latest development in women’s health, midwifery and maternity care, this exciting new programme will be of interest to qualified midwives.
This programme will challenge midwives to critically examine how they can work to optimise the childbirth experience of all women. There is a strong focus on the autonomous role of the midwife and how improvements in public health promotion, the provision of evidence based information and effectively supporting women’s decision making work together to optimise the childbirth experience.
There are a suite of post graduate certificates related to this MSc that may be of interest to nursing colleagues, as well as midwives.
The programme offers a flexible learning approach that aims to:
- Provide students with a rigorous framework for the development and synthesis of critical knowledge and skills to optimise the childbirth experience for women and their families.
- Facilitate students to further explore the public health role of the midwife in order to promote and maximise physiological birth.
- Develop the student’s understanding of research approaches within health and social care.
Students wishing to can exit the programme after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma, if they do not wish to undertake the full MSc.
Information for international students
Please note: This course is part-time so not open to overseas (non-EU) students.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time36 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- 01248 351151