Enhanced Midwifery Care at City, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

Learn about the latest developments in midwifery and contribute to original research that improves the health and care of women, children, families and communities. In this highly valued master’s qualification, you will be given the opportunity to apply research and critical analytical skills to enhance maternity care delivery. If you are a qualified midwife looking to progress into a senior/specialist clinical role, or perhaps move across to a research and education position, or simply make a genuine impact on maternity care in your current role, then this MSc is the programme for you. You will study the latest theoretical and clinical developments with academics who are carrying out world-class research in the field of maternal and child health. Choosing from a mix of core and elective modules, you will be supported to build a stimulating and challenging programme of study that suits your particular learning needs and clinical interests. You will gain a thorough grounding in research skills and applied data analysis to support your role as an evidence-based practitioner. You will be encouraged to become a reflective practitioner and supported to develop lifelong learning practices.


The MSc is made up of: Core modules (30 credits): Introduction to Research Methods and Applied Data Analysis Discipline specific modules (45-60 credits): Midwifery Theory: Knowledge, Profession and Practice (online) (15 credits) Risk and Midwifery Practice (15 credits) Optimum Birth (15 credits) Public Health, Pregnancy and Parenthood (15 credits) Elective modules (30-45 credits) You may choose up to 45 credits of elective modules from a range of modules offered within the School of Health & Psychological Sciences. Please visit the course page for more information. Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment method

The programme is based in our Centre for Maternal and Child Health, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to research and providing rigorous evidence to inform policy and practice. You will learn through a dynamic mix of direct and interactive methods. You will be assessed on each module through a variety of methods depending on the subject. These include: coursework examinations reports seminar presentations skills schedules objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs).

Entry requirements

To apply for this course, you should have: - A second-class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution. - A lower qualification such as Diploma in Midwifery may be considered with appropriate prior experience. You would normally be expected to have been practicing as a qualified midwife for at least one year - At least one year's experience as a practising and qualified midwife. If you do not hold a degree, your application may still be considered on the basis of your professional experience. English requirements If your first language is not English, one of the following is also required: A first degree from a UK university or an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language. For example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA. IELTS: 7.0. Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: 72. TOEFL 100 overall

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14050 Year 1
England £11800 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11800 Year 1
Scotland £11800 Year 1
Wales £11800 Year 1
International £14050 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Enhanced Midwifery Care at City, University of London - UCAS