This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and compassionate care required throughout pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, labour and birth, postpartum and the early stages of a newborn infants’ life. The MSc* will acknowledge your key graduate attributes and transferable skills and build on these so you can confidently deliver effective care. You will develop key skills to provide universal care for all women, their families and newborns as well as additional care for those women and infants with complications. Furthermore, you will develop midwifery knowledge with emphasis on leadership, management, education, research with critical thinking and promote role modelling in midwifery. The course is closely integrated with BSc Midwifery students as you complete shared modules which are assessed at postgraduate level. *Subject to validation
A range of assessments will assess knowledge and understanding, including essays, Scottish Midwifery Practice Assessment Documentation, examinations, portfolios and practical assessments.
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
Unfortunately, we cannot consider international applicants to this course
Applicants normally hold a first degree or honours degree honours degree, or its equivalent, in relevant subject. Applicants must also have Higher/A Level Biology or Human Biology at grade C and National 5/GSCE Maths at grade C/4. Applicants will be expected to submit a personal statement supporting their reasons to study Midwifery with explanation of what they have done to find out about the profession and any transferable skills. Successful statements will be shortlisted for interview.
English language requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English are required to have an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) overall score of 7.0 with a score of 7.0 in all elements apart from writing where minimum score is 6.5. Appropriate equivalents will be considered.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.