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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen's University Belfast

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The MSc Midwifery programme 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.

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 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.

Career Prospects

Introduction

Studying for an MSc Midwifery degree at Queen’s will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions. Graduates from Queen’s are well regarded by employers both nationally and internationally. The majority of our graduates pursue a career in midwifery which is an interesting, rewarding and challenging career where work can be in a variety of health care settings from hospitals and midwife-led units to working in community settings with women. Midwifery can also offer a diverse range of post registration opportunities to specialise in areas such as perinatal mental health or ultrasound scanning, and provide career development opportunities in education and research.

Employment after the Course: Graduates of this programme will have the potential to become leaders in midwifery, building an exceptional career from the point of registration.

Application deadline

31 October 2020

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 77 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 62%

    36th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    39th

    7

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