The MSc Midwifery will empower you to take forward your practice in any environment such...
School of Health and Society
You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of the MSc Midwifery course.
This module will explore:
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.
The course is delivered in a variety of ways including interactive lectures, seminars, videos, discussion, case scenarios, reflective practice and individual tutorial support.
30 minute seminar (40%) and 3,000 word essay (60%).
The School of Health and Society is a forward-thinking, dynamic school with a commitment to lifelong learning and real world impact.
Our courses are informed by the latest research and we work closely with organisations from both the public and private sector to ensure our teaching is at the forefront of practice.
This module can be taken as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. On completion of this module you will have the confidence to practice autonomously and apply a holistic approach to your care.The course can also be taken as part of our MSc Midwifery.
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.
The course is aimed at midwives and other health care professionals interested in exploring and promoting normal birth and challenging the medicalisation of birth.
Previous study and experience
BSc Midwifery or related degree, normally at 2:2 or higher, or evidence of recent level 6 study.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
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).
|Type of study||Year||Fees|
|Part-time||2021/22||£1,350 per 30 credits|
|Part-time||2022/23||£1,380 per 30 credits|
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.