This pre-registration Masters in midwifery has been developed to equip you, the next generation of midwives, with the knowledge, skills and values to deliver world-class, evidence-based care for women, babies and their families. Designed for graduates., the course will provide you with the skills to become a midwife who can practise in a variety of settings and provide safe and effective care across the maternity continuum. You will learn through a combination of classroom, online and simulation-based activities, and hands-on experience in clinical placements in a variety of NHS Trust maternity units. At the end of the course, you will be awarded a Masters in Midwifery and be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Midwife. This course has been developed against the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards of Proficiency for Midwives (2019). As a mark of our professional excellence, UWL hold the prestigious Gold Award accreditation by UNICEF’s Baby Friendly Initiative.
The duration of the course is three years and has been developed with input from students, service users and our NHS partners to provide you with the academic and professional qualifications you need to be eligible to register with the NMC as a midwife. You will be studying alongside students on the BMidwifery (Hons) course, albeit studying at a higher academic level. Throughout the course, there is a strong emphasis on childbirth as a normal physiological process and you will gain a sound understanding of the role of the midwife and the foundations of midwifery care. As you progress through the course, you will develop and apply your knowledge to a variety of contexts. You will learn:
- to become a kind, caring and compassionate midwife who can take the lead in providing women with the best care possible in a safe, supportive environment
- how to recognise and manage a range of complex and emergency situations
- how to engage with current research and apply evidence to your practice
- to work as a professional, both on your own and as part of an interdisciplinary team.
- including online and face-to-face lectures
- group tutorials
- one to one learning opportunities
- classroom activities
- practical skills
- simulation-based learning
- guided independent study
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- a First degree at lower second class or above (health and science-related subjects preferred) - PLUS 5 GCSEs including Mathematics, English and a Science subject at Grade 9-4 (A*-C) OR equivalent i.e. Functional Skills Mathematics and English Level 2. *Candidates with a Level-3 Science-based Access to Higher Education Diploma require Mathematics and English GCSE Grade 9-4 (A*-C) OR equivalent i.e. Functional Skills Mathematics and English Level 2.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|