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Critical Care for Childbirth -Single module

Level 6 (20 credits)

School - School of Health and Society

Subject area - Midwifery

UCAS Code:

Start Dates(s): September

Duration:

Full-time and part-time, one semester, intake September

Fees:

Part-time - £820

In Brief:

  • Develop specialist knowledge, skills and expertise to meet the needs of neonates who require intensive/emergency care
  • Foster a deeper understanding of the needs of the family within the context of changing health care provision
  • Delivered by subject experts
  • Part-time study option

Course Summary

You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development purposes.

This module will explore:

  • Holistic care for women experiencing critical illness during childbirth
  • Portfolio development and reflective practice
  • Midwifery terminology: Pregnancy and neonatal complications
  • Communication skills: with your patients, their family and multidisciplinary team.

Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.

Entry Requirements

Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course.

Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

English Language Requirements

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Applicant profile

We positively welcome applications from students who may not meet the stated entry criteria but who can demonstrate their ability to successfully pursue a programme of study in higher education. Students who do not have formal entry qualifications are required to sit a written assessment which is designed for this purpose. Support in preparing for the written assessment is available from the University. Please contact Pat Killeen for further information.

Fees and Funding

Fees

Tuition fees for Home/EU students beginning their course in September 2018 will be announced as soon as they are confirmed by the UK Government. Tuition fees for 2017 were £9,250 per annum for Home/EU students; we expect this figure to rise slightly for 2018.

Type of Study Fee
Part-time £820

All applications for post qualifying heath and social care modules are made directly to the University, please complete the appropriate application form and send to the University.

Scholarships & Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study including:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • Salford Student Bursary

For more information please see our funding section.

Teaching

This module is delivered in a variety of ways including lectures, seminars, videos, discussion, case scenarios, reflective practice and individual tutorial support.

Assessment

  • Viva 40 minutes 100%

Employability

Career Prospects

Links with Industry

We work with over 100 health and social care organisations so our links with industry are very strong. These relationships will be of direct benefit to you because our academic team work in practice in some of these organisations at a senior level so are able to keep you at the forefront of developments in the sector which in turn help you provide a better service.

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