This 85 week PgDip course has been designed for registered adult nurses who have already studied at degree level who would like to gain the knowledge, skills and values necessary to register as midwives on the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) professional register. This is an NMC approved course.
What will you study?
You will be offered clinical experience within local NHS trusts and the surrounding community. We aim to co-ordinate your clinical placements to reflect the modules being studied, integrating theory and practice.
The themes that run through the programme are midwifery profession and practice, research, biological science, social science, health promotion/public health, and law and ethics.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
Modules -Transition to Midwifery Practice -Social and Political Context of Midwifery Care -Midwifery and Complicated Childbearing -Effective Midwifery Practice -Improving Practice through Research