Midwifery - Pre-Registration at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

Course summary

Our MSc in Midwifery (pre-registration) is for graduates with a first degree, leading to registration at master’s level. You will have the opportunity to develop and refine your academic skills. This allows you to:

  • critique and synthesise the best available evidence base which informs clinical midwifery
  • identify areas to improve knowledge
  • engage in undertaking research that aims to improve an aspect of care provision for women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond.
Our lecturers are experienced in their specialist practice areas. They maintain excellent practice links with those areas locally and across the region. You should have a deep understanding of the importance of woman-centeredness. Combined with excellent interpersonal skills and leadership potential. A master’s degree in midwifery will provide you with a strong basis for a future career in clinical work. Alongside research, education, management, leadership or consultancy.

Assessment method

This is a three year midwifery course aimed at those with a first class or 2:1 bachelors degree, plus Biology or Human Biology A level at grade B or above. Previous healthcare experience is desirable but not essential. In Year 1 you will take level six modules. In Years 2 and 3 you will study level seven modules. The practice and educational content of the course is the same as the BSc course. But you will be assessed at master's level. You will enhance your critical thinking skills, preparing you for further postgraduate studies. And you have the opportunity to carry out primary research as part of your dissertation. Our courses are reviewed regularly as part of our quality assurance framework. The module list may vary. This course is currently approved by the NMC. Please note that this approval is subject to review and can be withdrawn at any time.

Entry requirements

GCSE: 4 GCSEs, including Mathematics, English Language and a science subject (ie Chemistry or Biology) at grade 5 (B) or above (or equivalent). Relevant experience (e.g. in a hospital) or a suitable indication of your interest in, and understanding of, the relevant healthcare profession. Three years MSc: an honours degree with a first or 2:1 classification or above (or equivalent) all applicants must be screened for fitness to practise. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and from both genders.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £15800 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £15800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students.
Midwifery - Pre-Registration at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS