Taught course

Midwifery

Institution
King's College London · Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

a minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in nursing or a related discipline. Must be a registered adult nurse on the NMC register with minimum six months experience as a staff nurse in the NHS or equivalent. please note that applicants with a diploma in higher education in nursing (and no additional degree level qualification) are not eligible for this programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

PURPOSE
The primary aim of the programme is to support students as they progress towards registered practitioner level and beyond, and to provide a framework within which they can acquire and demonstrate both generic transferable competencies and those specific to their area of practice.


DESCRIPTION

This PGDip midwifery programme is for qualified adult branch nurses on the NMC Register who wish to become registered midwives. Applicants must normally have completed at least six months as a staff nurse and possess a minimum second class honours degree (or equivalent). This is a shortened programme over eighteen months.

You will study normal midwifery practice, complex midwifery and obstetric situations, organisation and models of care, health promotion, newborn care and assessment, principal methods for health care research and evidence based decision making in health care.


Students on this programme will be employed by one of the Schools partner NHS trusts for the duration of the programme.

Fees and funding

Places are funded by the NHS. Students on this programme will be employed by one of the Schools partner NHS trusts for the duration of the programme.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
18 months

Course contact details

Name
Health Science Admissions Team
Email
admission-preregenq@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
020 7848 3024/3705/3233