Midwifery, M.Sc. | Part time | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
24 months
10500 EUR/year
5130 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Midwifery at University College Cork is a part-time taught programme for midwives running over two years from the date of first registration for the programme.


Learning outcomes

The majority of modules from this Midwifery course at University College Cork are assessed by assignments. For some modules there will be examinations or a student may be required to make a presentation. In Year 2, students undertake a research study and complete a dissertation. A supervisor will be provided to support this work.


On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • Practise with greater insight of the research-base, ethical, socio-political and professional underpinnings of midwifery and health care in Ireland;
  • Exercise enhanced personal and professional competence through accountability and autonomy in midwifery practice;
  • Demonstrate higher levels of judgement in the practice of midwifery through the generation of midwifery knowledge for innovative, research based midwifery practice;
  • Act as innovators and leaders and contribute to practice development in midwifery;
  • Teach others from a broad and in-depth knowledge base, derived from critical reflection on midwifery practice and the development of critical inquiry in midwifery
  • Exercise accountability and autonomy within the clinical and professional boundaries of midwifery;

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Woman Centred Care
  • Maternity Critical Care
  • Digital Healthcare
  • Personal and Professional Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for the MSc in Midwifery should normally:

  • have a minimum of a primary honours Degree in Nursing or Midwifery or approved equivalent degree or qualification approved by the College of Medicine and Health AND 
  • hold professional registration as a midwife with Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be eligible for such registration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5130 EUR per year during 24 months.
  •  2,630 Direct Entry Year 2
  • €5,300 (Year 2)

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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