BSc (Hons) Midwifery and Women's Health

Key information

Course Leader: Debbie Sharp

Level: 6

Start date: Semester A, B or C

Mode of delivery: Part time over 5 years, Semester A, B or C entry points.

School: Health & Social Work

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

·       Current NMC registration as a practising Midwife. Evidence of study at Level 5 (Diploma Level)

·       Working in or with regular access to a relevant practice environment/client group.

·       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.

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 course 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.

  

Why choose this Course?

Whether you have studied recently or not, this course is suitable for all registered midwives who are looking to extend their educational qualifications from diploma level to an undergraduate degree, by taking 120 credits from the choice of compulsory and optional modules below. 

This course is truly flexible as it is also possible to take some modules as stand-alone modules and accumulate credits towards an academic award.

The key benefits of the course are:

·       The course is delivered part-time so it can be studied whilst continuing to work.

·       The course enables midwives to enhance and develop their professional practice and give them the knowledge and confidence to take on new roles.

·       The course explores initial examinations in new-borns, ability to practice in family planning clinics, resolve complex social issues in maternity care and much more.

·       The Academic Midwifery team has extensive and varied areas of expertise and are well equipped to deliver outstanding education.

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

 

Teaching Methods

The BSc (Hons) Midwifery and Women’s Health course is delivered via a blend of adult learning approaches, which ensures that you develop your critical analytical abilities to enable you to respond to the dynamic practice environment.  

 

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a variety of methods for example essays, presentations, reports, posters and practical examinations

 

Prerequisites

Entry Requirements

·       Current NMC registration as a practising Midwife. Evidence of study at Level 5 (Diploma Level)

·       Working in or with regular access to a relevant practice environment/client group.

·       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.

Level

6

Credits

120

Course Leader

Debbie Sharp

Fees

£1155.00

The price quoted above is per 15 credits and relates to self-funding students assessed as UK/EU students for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as Overseas, or for returning students that are on a course leading to an award. Click here for Fees and Funding information or email us.

Start date

Semester A, B or C

Mode of delivery

Part time over 5 years, Semester A, B or C entry points.

Faculty

Health & Social Work

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