Midwifery Practice MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

Midwifery Practice MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

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About the course

Midwifery Practice is designed for midwives who wish to undertake part-time postgraduate study preparing them for senior positions in practice, management, research, education, or as a consultant midwife.

You will benefit from partnership teaching and support from our practitioner academics, who are all registered midwives, and strong links with employing NHS trust.

This course aims to:
  • Apply critical reflection and theory to practice, allowing you to implement change in your current practice
  • Facilitate the development of innovative leaders in the midwifery profession who will make a substantial contribution to the development of practice
  • Provide theoretical and research mo…

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About the course

Midwifery Practice is designed for midwives who wish to undertake part-time postgraduate study preparing them for senior positions in practice, management, research, education, or as a consultant midwife.

You will benefit from partnership teaching and support from our practitioner academics, who are all registered midwives, and strong links with employing NHS trust.

This course aims to:
  • Apply critical reflection and theory to practice, allowing you to implement change in your current practice
  • Facilitate the development of innovative leaders in the midwifery profession who will make a substantial contribution to the development of practice
  • Provide theoretical and research modules based firmly on advanced study of the challenges which you may face in clinical practice
    Develop inter-professional learning and the exchange of ideas that will enhance your learning across both professional and specific practice boundaries

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Key facts

Duration: Three-six years part-time

Attendance: Wednesday pm, three–four hours per week for 10 - 12 weeks per semester

Start date: September 2014

Entry and admission criteria

Professional midwifery qualification with evidence of current registration as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Employed in the UK as a midwife with an employer willing to provide a clinical mentor during the course.

Plus either: An Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a degree relevant to midwifery and awarded by a British university or Portfolio evidence which demonstrates expertise through publication, change management and/or leadership in midwifery and successful study at degree level at a British university.

You may be required to attend an interview for non-standard qualifications. If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English language tuition, delivered by our British Council accredited Centre for English Language Learning, is available both before and during the course if you need it.

To find out more, please visit dmu.ac.uk/international|

Teaching and assessment

There are no exams. Continuous assessment is by clinical learning outcomes, assignments, seminars, presentations and case studies. You will be guided to develop a self-directed approach to learning which is required throughout the course.

Course modules

You can expect to study a range of modules including:

  • Research Designs in Health (30 credits) is designed to give a grounding in both the technical and socio-political processes of research.
  • Midwifery Theory and Practice (30 credits) aims to facilitate individual, personal and professional growth, assist development of a greater woman-focused care and the ability to focus on salutogenesis within the birth context.
  • Dissertation (60 credits) provides the opportunity to undertake a piece of original research, which will incorporate both the academic and practice elements of the course. You can also choose to study option modules up to the value of 60 credits from a range available within the faculty, some of which can be at degree level. You must complete a total of 180 credits to be awarded the MSc.

Academic expertise

Midwifery Practice is delivered by a team of highly experienced academics and professionals. A number of these are both lecturers and researchers in midwifery. Tina Harris has developed a national reputation in her research work on third stage practice.

Rosemary Garratt| is currently undertaking research with independent midwives and is also a supervisor of midwives, and Fran Mills| is undertaking research on emotional intelligence in midwifery work.

The Midwifery MSc supports your development in clinical practice and may facilitate career progression to more senior posts within NHS trusts or within higher education institutions.

Graduate careers

The Midwifery MSc supports your development in clinical practice and may facilitate career progression to more senior posts within NHS trusts or within higher education institutions.

Fees and funding

Those working in the NHS may be eligible for funding from the Education Commission Unit of the East Midlands Strategic Health Authority.

Scholarships

As part of the universities commitment to enhancing the personal and career development of our graduates. We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2013/14.
Alumni scholarship programme. For more information visit Health and Life Sciences Alumni Scholarships >|

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