• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Midwifery Studies programme at University of Wolverhampton will provide you with a critical insight into contemporary and global midwifery issues that will challenge and develop your professional practice. It will contribute to the enhancement of health and social care through inter-professional collaboration. 

About

This Midwifery Studies programme at University of Wolverhampton will develop your skills to act as an advocate and facilitator for change using an evidence based approach.

What skills will you gain?

At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to

  • Demonstrate comprehensive critical knowledge, skills and understanding of the theories, concepts and midwifery practice in both the national and international arena
  • Demonstrate autonomous, independent learning and problem solving to sustain and advance their continuing professional development
  • Develop originality, critical objective judgements and complex decision making to enable them to make innovative use of evidence for best midwifery practice.
  • Develop enhanced skills to effectively collaborate with inter-professional agencies.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Challenges to Midwifery 
  • Supporting Normality in Childbirth 
  • Examination of the Newborn 
  • Innovations in Mental Health 
  • Leadership and Management 
  • Theories and models of commissioning 
  • Theory of Contraception and Sexual Health 
  • Advanced Inquiry for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals 
  • Global and Intemational perspectives of Midwifery 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Direct applications can be made any time prior to the start date but we will need sufficient time to get the documents from you and process the application.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Recommended score: First Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of First Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • NMC registered Midwife practitioner
  • Recent Midwifery practice
  • Recognised Midwifery degree
  • Applicants who do not have a first degree will have to demonstrate recent evidence of study at level 6 or equivalent midwifery experience.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    3125 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3125 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Wolverhampton

  • 550 - 900 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • Postgraduate Loans
  • Charitable Funding:Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.
  • University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.
  • Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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