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Midwifery (Top-up) BSc Honours

Learn about the course below
October 2018
Depends on modules studied
£77 per credit (UK/EU) *
Course leader
Clare Maher

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 your unique learning needs, aims and objectives. 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.

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

What will you study on the BSc Midwifery (Top-up)?

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.

How is the BSc Midwifery (Top-up) taught?

This course will be tailored to your individual needs and 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. Depending on the modules chosen you will be studying with students from various disciplines undertaking further studies. The programme adopts teaching and learning strategies that recognise the context in which midwifery CPD practitioners study, usually combining full-time work with other commitments and part-time study.

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How can the BSc Midwifery (Top-up) support your career?

On successful completion you should have developed into an effective clinical midwife demonstrating mastery of evidence based, skilled, clinical provision. Have a degree qualification may rapidly expand your career opportunities into specialist and leadership roles, and allow you the opportunity to undertake postgraduate studies.

Career opportunities may include senior midwifery clinical positions, research midwife, consultant midwife or clinical manager.

Clare Maher

Clare has been a midwife for 27 years and has a wide range of experience in clinical practice and education. Having worked as a practice development midwife in a North London NHS Trust, she has a long standing interesting in helping others to develop and achieve their full potential. Particular interests include developing midwifery support for bereaved parents and families, risk management, management of obstetric emergencies and clinical governance.

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