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Midwifery and Women's Health (MSc)


Course Description

About the course

The MSc Midwifery and Women’s Health is a post-registration midwifery course that reflects the contemporary education and practice requirements of the midwifery profession. It incorporates growing public awareness of the importance of health promotion and psychosocial well-being as well as changes to the pre-registration preparation of midwives.

This post-registration midwifery course is suitable for registered midwives who are looking into extending their educational qualifications from first degree level to Master's degree level. It is also suitable for registered midwives who have not studied at all for some time. The key benefit of the MSc Midwifery and Women’s Health course is that you can still develop your skills and knowledge while continuing to work and earn.

You will learn from the best as our Midwifery team has won the prestigious Royal College of Midwives Annual Award for Excellence in Midwifery Education in January 2012.This success is due to the expertise of our staff and the content of our course which gives students the opportunity to combine theory with practice through the practice placements.

See the website http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/midwifery-and-womens-health2

Course structure

The MSc Midwifery and Women’s Health course is modular in structure and you can choose to study for stand alone modules only or gain credits towards a Master's degree. If you choose to study towards an MSc Midwifery and Women’s Health degree you need to collect 180 credits.

Why choose this course?

- It reflects the contemporary education and practice requirements of the midwifery profession
- It gives you the option to study stand alone courses or gain credits towards a Bachelor’s degree
- Our Midwifery team has won the prestigious Royal College of Midwives Annual Award for Excellence in Midwifery Education in January 2012

Careers

This post-registration course in Midwifery meets the on-going professional development needs of qualified midwives, incorporating a range of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in line with the changing needs of contemporary midwifery practice.

The MSc Midwifery and Women's Health course help midwives with giving them skills for enhanced or new roles such as the ability to do initial examinations in newborns, the ability to practice in family planning clinics and other.

Teaching methods

The MSc Midwifery and Women’s Health course is delivered via a blend of adult learning approaches, which ensure that you develop your critical analytical abilities to enable you to respond to the dynamic practice environment.

Professional Accreditations

Students who choose to study the Supervision of Midwives modules can obtain a Postgraduate Certificate in Supervision of Midwives which is a recordable qualification.

Find out how to apply here http://www.herts.ac.uk/courses/midwifery-and-womens-health2#how-to-apply

Find information on Scholarships here http://www.herts.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-funding/scholarships/postgraduate

Visit the Midwifery and Women's Health (MSc) page on the University of Hertfordshire website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Current NMC Registration as a practising Midwife; Normally a first degree in a related subject or evidence of relevant professional practice and 60 level 3 credits to include a research module; an enhanced CRB clearance in the last 3 years

Course Fees

UK/EU Students: Full time £6,100, Part time £510 per module; International Students: Full time £12,000


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