Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Midwifery Practice

This programme will prepare you for registration as a midwife, with an emphasis on midwives as practitioners of normal childbirth, who provide competent compassionate care. You will have the opportunity to practice within the community, midwife led units and consultant units. Teamwork skills are a core requirement of midwifery practice and opportunities will be given for inter-professional education, where students are able to learn together, in order to promote good communication, collaborative practice and excellent client care. You will be taught from both a national and international perspective and will gain an understanding of global issues within a global economy.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a Registered Nurse (Adult) with a Bachelor degree with Honours; must have recent nursing experience; must provide 2 professional references (one should be from your most recent employer and ideally and academic one) These should be either on letter-head or from their work email address.

Course modules

Introduction to Professional Midwifery; Research Methods and Methodologies for Midwifery Practice; Developing Effective Midwifery Practice; Neonatal Health and Wellbeing; Contemporary Midwifery Practice and Leadership; Preparation for Midwifery Registration.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 18 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stafford Campus) ST18 0AD West Midlands

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