Overview This exciting new programme, provided in partnership with Health Education England, has been developed to enable Registered Nurses (Adult) with one year experience to complete a two-year course leading to accredited registration as a Midwife. You are taught utilising a combination of distance learning and short designated on-site learning opportunities. This is complemented by practice learning in a range of midwifery settings whilst studying towards a Masters level qualification. Our curriculum allows you to understand, cope with and value your transformative journey within an appreciative and supportive community in both practice and university settings. You are, therefore, prepared to emerge as midwives capable of providing physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritually safe care for women, babies and their families during a significant life event. Key features
- This course is for Registered adult nurses who want to become NMC Registered Midwives and earn a level 7 qualification
- The duration of this course is 2 academic years consisting of 45 weeks per year and 7 weeks annual leave
- Designated, flexible online distance learning theory weeks and specific onsite learning and consolidation periods during the programme to enhance learning and skill development as part of a blended learning programme
- This programme has been developed in partnership with students, service users, practice partners, academic support teams and members of the midwifery teaching team
- Opportunity to complete a newborn physical assessment module within the programme
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
To be eligible for the Midwifery MSc (shortened) programme, applicants must hold a First degree at 2.2 or above and must already be a Registered Nurse with at least 12 months experience working as an adult nurse in an appropriate setting. You must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English language and have the capability to develop literacy, numeracy, digital and technological skills required to meet the programme outcomes. Applicants whose first language is not English and who are required to provide a language test certificate as evidence of their proficiency must ensure that it is, or is comparable to, IELTS level 7.0 with no element below 6.5. You must include an academic and a recent employer reference to support your applications. You should also present a personal statement with a clear midwifery focus. You must be able to demonstrate the values and behaviours in accordance with the NMC code and an understanding of the role and scope of practice of a midwife. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a selection event. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) check and occupational health clearance.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.