University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Professional Practice (Midwifery)

The role of a midwife is to promote normality and effectively manage deviations from the norm when they occur, increasingly the role is encompassing public health and health promotion issues. It is important that midwives are able to utilise this information for the benefit of women and their families. To be equal partners in care provision midwives will need to develop an awareness of political, policy and research issues, an ability to critically appraise developments and be proactive in leading changes in service provision.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an Honours degree and be a professionally qualified health or social care professional; for international students, IELTs 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Normal midwifery developments; policies and midwifery practice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glyntaff Campus Pontypridd CF37 4BD Wales

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