A degree at grade 2.2 or above in a health- or science-related subject. All candidates require: GCSEs at A-C grades (or equivalent) in English Language, Science and Mathematics. Other entry requirements: Admission to the programme is subject to the criteria set by the NMC and NHS. All programmes and numbers of places are commissioned by the local Strategic Health Authority, NHS London. Wherever possible candidates are encouraged to gain practical work experience in a care setting prior to undertaking the programme and should demonstrate evidence of study within previous five years. Our selection process includes an interview, occupational health clearance and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. NB: We are unable to consider students who are not eligible for a Department of Health bursary for this programme.
Months of entry
This three-year PgDip course has been designed for health and science graduates who would like to gain the knowledge, skills and values necessary to register as midwives on the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) professional register. This is an NMC approved course.
What will you study
You will study a wide range of subjects that provide the scientific knowledge base for midwifery practice, such as maternal and neonatal physiology and care; health promotion and education; professional, ethical and legal issues; and research. You will be exposed to a variety of educational and practice settings and encouraged to view learning as a lifelong process. Reflection is emphasised throughout the course to enhance the integration of theory and practice.
Fees and funding
For information on funding, please visit: http://www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate-course/midwifery-pgdip/fees-and-bursaries.html
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions team, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
- +44 (0)20 8417 5733