BSc Midwifery and Women's Health

About this Course

The BSc (Hons) Midwifery and Women’s Health is a post-registration midwifery course that reflects the contemporary education and practice requirements of the midwifery profession. It incorporates growing public awareness of the importance of health promotion and psychosocial well-being as well as changes to the pre-registration preparation of midwives.

This post-registration midwifery course is suitable for registered midwives who are looking into extending their educational qualifications from diploma level to first degree level. It is also suitable for registered midwifes who have not studied at all for some time. The key benefit of BSc(Hons) Midwifery and Women’s Health course is that you can still develop your skills and knowledge while continuing to work and earn.

Course structure

The BSc (Hons) Midwifery and Women’s Health course is modular in structure and you can choose to study for stand alone modules only or gain credits towards a Bachelor’s degree. If you choose to study towards a BSc(Hons) Midwifery and Women’s Health degree you need to collect 120 credits.

Why Choose this Course

The BSc Midwifery and Women’s Health course is for registered midwives who want to extend their educational qualifications from diploma level to Bachelor’s degree level. It reflects the contemporary education and practice requirements of the midwifery profession. It gives you the option to study stand alone courses or gain credits towards a Bachelor’s degree. The Academic Midwifery team has extensive and varied area of expertise and are very well equipped to dliver outstanding education. 

Careers

This post-registration course in Midwifery meets the on-going professional development needs of qualified midwives, incorporating a range of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in line with the changing needs of contemporary midwifery practice.

They help midwives with giving them skills for enhanced or new roles such as the ability to do initial examinations in newborns, the ability to practice in family planning clinics and other.

Graduates from the BSc(Hons) Midwifery and Women’s Health course can progress to the MSc (Hons) Midwifery and Women's health course.

 

Teaching Methods

The BSc Midwifery and Women’s Health course is delivered via a blend of adult learning approaches, which ensure that you develop your critical analytical abilities to enable you to respond to the dynamic practice environment.  Modules are assessed by a variety of methods for example essays, presentations, reports, posters and practical examinations.

Entry Requirements

Current NMC registration as a practising Midwife. 240 credits, 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5. Working in or with regular access to a relevant practice environment/ client group.

For more information about the course please contact the Programme Leader - Deborah Sharp.

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered:

GCSE English language grade A-CIELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)

Other English language tests are accepted. Please contact the International Office for details.