The MSc Midwifery will empower you to take forward your practice in any environment such...
School of Health and Society
This module will build on and develop new knowledge and skills pertaining to the 'routine newborn examination' and apply this to the changing pattern of health care.
You can take this course as a single module for continuing professional development or as part of MSc Midwifery (Level 7).
This module encourages a holistic approach to the care of the neonate by addressing the relevant physiology, pathophysiology, psychological, professional, social and behavioural issues underpinning the routine newborn and infant examinations.
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 module lasts up to two semesters in duration and runs in September and February. The first week focuses on administration and reviewing the routine examination of the newborn undertaken by each practitioner. The second week is spent at the University from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Thereafter, the taught weeks involve one morning or afternoon each week.
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 is available as stand-alone for the purposes of continuing professional development. You will also be build on and develop new knowledge and skills pertaining to the 'routine newborn examination', and apply this to the changing pattern of health care.
Further study may include:
BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Level 6)
MSc Midwifery (Level 7)
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.
Previous study and experience
To apply for this module you must:
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||2024/25||£1,470 per 30 credit module|
You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.