24 months
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About

The MSc Midwifery programme at the Queen's University Belfast will enable you to build on your existing skills as an adult nurse, and develop professional competency as a midwife. You will graduate with a Masters in Midwifery and you will be eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a Midwife.

Overview

Key facts:

  • Midwifery is a rewarding, dynamic and highly skilled profession. This course will equip students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to deliver woman-centred, compassionate, safe and effective care. You will have the opportunity to learn in our new state-of-the-art Simulation Centre and complete practice placements in a range of settings. The programme has been co-designed with all relevant stakeholders including maternity service users and carers, midwifery students and practice partners to ensure adequate preparation for midwifery practice on completion. 
  • The programme at the Queen's University Belfast will ensure you meet all requirements for registration as a midwife on successful completion including systematic examination of the newborn. The course is taught by experts in Midwifery who will support you in becoming a caring, autonomous and evidence based practitioner incorporating leadership skills and working in partnership with women, families, and communities. Our focus on interdisciplinary learning throughout the two year course will enrich your experience and help prepare you for professional practice.

Programme Structure

  • Students will be required to complete all compulsory modules, plus a Portfolio of evidence to successfully complete this programme.
  • Building on students’ knowledge and skills acquisition in year 1 and all other modules, this module will enable students to consolidate their knowledge and skills as they are challenged to take the lead in providing safe and effective maternity care (integrated person-centred, universal and additional care), as an autonomous practitioner and key member of the interdisciplinary team

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We advise you to apply as early as possible. Early application is also important for international applicants.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must hold a Bachelor (Honours) degree in Adult Nursing of 2.1 standard, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants with a Bachelor (Honours) degree in Adult Nursing of 2.2 standard, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
  • All applicants must provide evidence of their registration as an adult nurse within the NMC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19100 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6980 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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