Midwifery at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course overview

  • If you’re a practising midwife our MSc in Midwifery puts you at the cutting-edge of thinking, research and practice to benefit your career. It’ll also help you meet new challenges and opportunities as a practitioner, partner and leader delivering and shaping future maternity services.
  • Taught by a collaborative, multi-professional community, in class and online, you’ll be challenged to think critically about health care, in the UK and internationally. You’ll synthesise your experience, knowledge and new learning to debate contemporary issues.
  • The way we deliver the course means it fits around work and it’s accessible from anywhere in the world.
Why study with us
  • You’ll be able to focus on key areas like expert practice, professionalism, leadership and management and education.
  • You’ll also look at service development and change, including legal, ethical, cultural and societal issues.
  • You’ll get high level support from experienced academics with field specific experience.
Further information
  • All tutors are qualified to teach and many of the academic staff teaching on this course are qualified nurses and or midwives; some contribute to the pre and post registration midwifery curriculum. The course team have a wide range of expertise and skills within midwifery, sexual health and neonatal practice. The team keep up-to-date with evidence-based practice and utilise research based evidence to inform teaching.
  • As part of the course you will have the opportunity to hear about the experiences of service users, carers, patients and public members via our community engagement and service user support groups (Comensus).


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Entry requirements

UK applicants must be a qualified midwife, registered with the NMC in the UK. There must also be no restrictions on their professional practice. A recognised Honours degree in a health related subject or equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas Higher Education Institution. This must have been achieved within the last 10 years, with a minimum lower second classification or above. Demonstrate evidence of successful academic study at a minimum of Level 6 or equivalent and is normally within the last 3 years. Be able to provide two satisfactory references (one must be academic and a further personal reference from your employing organisation or equivalent. Overseas applicants must demonstrate evidence of their qualification /registration as a midwife and hold a current midwifery licence to practice in their own country. You must demonstrate written English language ability. English Language Requirements For overseas students you must demonstrate evidence of International English Language Testing (IELTS). A minimum of 7.0 in all elements of the test must be achieved within the last 2 years.

Fees and funding

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Midwifery at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS