This programme appeals to registered midwives. It enables you to broaden your knowledge and practice skills and gain a degree in one year. We have devised the curriculum to ensure it reflects contemporary midwifery issues and encompasses a holistic approach to the care of women, their babies and their families.
Why study the BSc Midwifery Top Up at Middlesex University?
This programme is offered as a top-up course to registered midwives who have achieved at least the equivalent of 120 credits at Level 4. The programme provides a flexible and individualistic mode of study.
The programme acknowledges an individual student's unique learning needs, aims and objective.,
You will learn to critically appraise midwifery knowledge, demonstrating breadth and depth by evaluating, utilising and informing the contemporary evidence that supports midwifery practice.
There are a variety of modules to choose from and these may include subjects such as: Health Promotion, Leadership of public and community services, Mentorship, Examination of the Newborn, Neonatal Resuscitation and a compulsory Dissertation module.
What will you study on the BSc Midwifery Top Up degree at Middlesex University?
The curriculum includes the application of biological, psychological and sociological sciences to the study of midwifery.
On completion of this programme, you will have in depth knowledge and understanding of the principles and process of research and the application of research within midwifery practice.
The BSc Midwifery top up award is offered on a part time basis. The length of the programme may be up to five years.
The length and nature of the programme will be determined by your personal and professional needs and previous awards at academic levels 5 or 6. You may choose from a number of optional modules - please check with the Programme Leader. You will be required to meet with the Programme Leader prior to enrolment to discuss the number of credits and module choice required for the award.
What are the entry requirements for the BSc Midwifery Top Up degree?
Applicant must be a registered midwife with a diploma qualification, who wish to top-up to obtain a degree qualification.
In order to be accepted on to the degree programme, applicants must have UK professional registration and a minimum of 120 credits at Level 4.
International students are not eligible to apply for this course. UK and EU students are eligible.
Academic credit for previous study or experience
If you have achieved a qualification such as a foundation degree or HND, or have gained credit at another university, you may be able to enter a Middlesex University course in year two or three. For further information please visit our Transfer students page.
If you have relevant work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University qualification. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.
Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions
Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, portfolio or audition.
What are your career options with a BSc Midwifery Top Up degree?
On successful completion you should have developed into an effective clinical midwife demonstrating mastery of evidence based, skilled, clinical provision. Career opportunities may include practice educator, research midwife, consultant midwife or clinical manager.
Having a degree qualification may rapidly expand your career possibilities into specialist and leadership roles, and allow you the opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies.
This course will
be tailored to your individual needs and will help develop your knowledge and
understanding of research and evidence-based midwifery as well as professional
issues which impact on the quality of midwifery care and professional practice.
adopts teaching and learning strategies that recognise the context within
which midwifery CPD practitioners study, usually combining full-time work with
other commitments and part-time study.