Bangor University: Midwifery Studies

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department School of Health Sciences
Web postgraduate.bangor.ac.uk
Email health@bangor.ac.uk
Telephone 01248 383123
Study type Taught

Summary

Underpinned by the latest development in women’s health, midwifery and maternity care, this exciting new programme will be of interest to qualified midwives.

This programme will challenge midwives to critically examine how they can work to optimise the childbirth experience of all women. There is a strong focus on the autonomous role of the midwife and how improvements in public health promotion, the provision of evidence based information and effectively supporting women’s decision making work together to optimise the childbirth experience.

There are a suite of post graduate certificates related to this MSc that may be of interest to nursing colleagues, as well as midwives.

The programme offers a flexible learning approach that aims to:
- Provide students with a rigorous framework for the development and synthesis of critical knowledge and skills to optimise the childbirth experience for women and their families.

- Facilitate students to further explore the public health role of the midwife in order to promote and maximise physiological birth.

- Develop the student’s understanding of research approaches within health and social care.

Students wishing to can exit the programme after achieving either a PG Certificate or PG Diploma, if they do not wish to undertake the full MSc.

MSc

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Bangor University


Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 10,000 students currently study at the University, with teaching staff based within fourteen Academic Schools.

Gold-rated teaching
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award for teaching, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

Research excellence
Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research
*, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally ...

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