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Midwifery with Public Health (January) MSci (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    City South Campus, Edgbaston

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

f you’re looking to gain a Master’s degree and a professional qualification as a Registered Midwife, the MSci Midwifery with Public Health is for you. In addition to academic and professional qualifications, you will also complete a Newborn and Infant Physical Examination qualification.

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you’re looking to gain a Master’s degree and a professional qualification as a Registered Midwife, the MSci Midwifery with Public Health is for you. In addition to academic and professional qualifications, you will also complete a Newborn and Infant Physical Examination qualification.

We are passionate about developing the best graduate midwives who support women and families during the most uplifting and sometimes challenging times of their lives. This course will prepare you to become a midwife who is able to meet the needs of women, newborn infants and their families.

Our approach to learning and teaching has been developed using a variety of frameworks and embraces the wealth of knowledge of the course team, practice partners and service users. The course will incrementally build on the skills and knowledge you will gain in practice and at university in order to support you to achieve the necessary level of competence and ability to make evidence-based decisions. Every aspect of the course has been carefully aligned to the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (2019).

WHY CHOOSE US?

  • Funding – Healthcare students are eligible to receive at least £5,000 a year in additional funding for maintenance and associated study costs. Download the funding FAQs.
  • The university is an Approved Education Institution. This course has been redeveloped in line with the new midwifery education standards and is awaiting approval by the NMC.
  • Birmingham is one of the UK’s most diverse cities outside of London, which provides you with a wide variety of placement experiences that will be valuable to take forward into your future career.
  • Our specialist skills facilities include a home environment and birthing area. Teaching tools such as a birth simulator and neonatal manikins help to simulate a variety of birth scenarios.
  • By successfully completing this course you will have the opportunity to graduate with three qualifications: MSci in Midwifery with Public Health which is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC); Public Health England Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Programme (NIPE).
  • Recognition of studying the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative. This is highly unusual for a university and shows how deep our best practice is around this vital area. NIPE is a qualification highly prized by employers.

EMPLOYABILITY

Enhancing your employability skills

Employers at our NHS partners consistently cite the strength of our graduates at interview and their suitability to be immediately fit for practice as a midwife.

We believe it is because of our selection of determined and caring individuals who are motivated to becoming midwives that have the 6C’s as their core attributes.

Employers at our NHS partnership trusts consistently cite the strength of our graduates at interview and their suitability to be immediately fit for practice as a midwife.

We believe it is because of our selection of determined and caring individuals who are motivated to becoming midwives that have the 6C’s as their core attributes.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    82nd

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 58 2

    46th out of 77 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    117 51%

    45th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    16th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    128 61%

    38th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    48th

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