Ulster University

Ulster University

Education for Nurses and Midwives

The programme aims to enable you to become a teacher of nursing and/or midwifery in Higher Education and clinical practice. The course explores how people learn and equips you to be an effective educator to facilitate learning in the classroom and at the bedside. This course aims to equip you with a range of skills that are applicable to practice in a variety of contexts and will enable you to teach students from undergraduate novices to postgraduate/postregistration experts.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a degree in Nursing or Midwifery. Applicants must have gained: An Honours or non-Honours degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the National Council for Educational Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or an equivalent standard in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or an approved alternative qualification; and provide evidence of competence in written or spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent); or as an alternative in exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme. Applicants must have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

Key information

Life and Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
028 9036 8386