Bangor University: Midwifery Studies
|Institution||Bangor University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Health Sciences|
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. 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.
The University offers a wide range of scholarships, studentships and bursaries.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
For consideration for entry onto the programme, you should possess registration as a midwife in your home country with a degree classification of a 2(ii) or higher. Alternatively, possession of a suitable qualification and work experience will be considered.
There are a range of assessment approaches, including written assessments, presentations and a research dissertation.
Compulsory modules: Optimising the Childbirth Experience; Leadership in Context; Research Methods or e-Research Methods; Dissertation – supervised research project of your own choice, in relation of midwifery practice. Optional modules: Examination of the Newborn (for midwives); Optimising Breastfeeding and Human Lactation; Contraception and Associated Health; a wide variety of modules from the School of Healthcare Sciences.
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.
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award for teaching, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
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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