Taught course

Midwifery (90-Week Shortened Programme for Nurses)

Institution
City, University of London · School of Health Sciences
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should have:

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course has been specifically designed for experienced adult nurses who are looking to change their career direction and become a midwife.

The course provides a fast track route into midwifery and is completed within an 90 week teaching period.

As a midwife you will be working with families and parents at one of the most important times of their lives. You will be caring for and supporting women and their partners during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period.

The Postgraduate Midwifery Diploma (90 week shortened course for Nurses) prepares qualified adult nurses to pursue a rewarding and challenging career in midwifery.

The programme will enable you to develop your skills, professional knowledge and understanding of the midwife's role, understand childbirth and the current issues in midwifery practice. It will provide knowledge and skills on the promotion of health and well-being of childbearing women and their families.

Experience will be gained in all areas of maternity services including community clinics, birthing centres, the antenatal clinic, delivery suite, antenatal/postnatal wards and women's homes. You'll also understand the value and importance of working within a multi-professional team to ensure the best possible outcome for women and babies when complexities arise.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
21 months

Course contact details

Name
Health Admissions
Email
health@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 5000