All prospective applicants to the course will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to the practice of maternal and newborn healthcare through their current professional/practitioner role and in addition to the University regulations must:
- Hold a degree (usually 2.2 or above)
- Be a registered practising nurse/midwife in current practice
Months of entry
This course is designed to enable healthcare professionals working in the fields of maternal and newborn health to develop, deliver and direct high quality maternity services within the context of the national and international drive towards improving maternity/health outcomes for childbearing women, their newborns and their family.
The course aims to equip health professionals with the knowledge and skills required to operate at senior and strategic levels in today's maternity and related healthcare settings. Students will study the ethical, political, legal, economic, multi-professional and global context in which healthcare is provided to childbearing women and their newborns. To achieve this, the School offers a learning environment that facilitates the development or reflective, analytical and critical thinking and the ability to lead and manage change.
Information for international students
International students whose first language is not English are normally required to have an overall average score of 6.5 (out of a possible 9) in the British Council’s International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
- +44 (0)115 951 5559