Through a contemporary and innovative curriculum, we aim to prepare post-graduate midwifery practitioners who are fully accountable as the lead professional for the care and support of women, newborn infants, partners and their families, helping to ensure that care is responsive to emerging evidence and future developments.
You will advance evidence-based practice through critical evaluation of current research, advanced scholarship, innovative practice and originality of thought.
You will be working in partnership with women, enabling their views, preferences, and decisions, helping to strengthen their capabilities and you will effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary / multiagency teams to optimise outcomes.
To meet the needs of women, newborns and their families within our society, our programme reflects a dynamic student-centred approach to education. In preparation for autonomous practice within the maternity services with emphasis on active learning focussing on: Leadership; Management; Education; Research-awareness; Professional reflection; Critical thinking and expert knowledge.
You must possess an appropriate first degree (life sciences; social sciences; life sciences; sports sciences; nursing/health studies/healthcare; education).
Qualifications to demonstrate English, numeracy and science are required for Midwifery in accordance with NMC. Interview.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
School of Health and Life Sciences