This course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and compassionate care required throughout pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, labour and birth, postpartum and the early stages of a newborn infants’ life. The MSc will acknowledge your key graduate attributes and transferable skills and build on these so you can confidently deliver effective care.
You will develop key skills to provide universal care for all women, their families and newborns as well as additional care for those women and infants with complications. Furthermore, you will develop midwifery knowledge with emphasis on leadership, management, education, research with critical thinking and promote role modelling in midwifery.
The course is closely integrated with BSc Midwifery students as you complete shared modules which are assessed at postgraduate level.
You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Midwifery.
You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Midwifery.
Applicants normally hold a first degree or honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject including Biology, or Human Biology at C and Maths at National 5.
Entry to the course is also dependent on applicants meeting the NMC standards of good health and good character.
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 Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice