School of Nursing and Midwifery

CPD

 

Midwifery programmes:

BSc Neonatal Studies

The BSc (Hons) in Neonatal Studies degree programme can be completed in two academic years as a part-time course of study.  The degree programme aims to prepare students to practice safely and effectively so that they can assume the responsibilities and accountability required to work in a neonatal setting.

Whilst taking the compulsory practice modules, all students must be working in a neonatal setting. In addition, a School approved mentor, who has met NMC standards (2008), will be allocated for support in the clinical area.

 

BSc Enhanced Neonatal Studies

The BSc (Hons) in Enhanced Neonatal Studies degree programme can be completed in two academic years as a part-time course of study.  The degree programme aims to build upon and enhance existing academic and clinical skills and to develop these to a level, which enables practitioners to make higher clinical judgements.

Whilst taking the compulsory practice modules, all students must be working in a neonatal setting. In addition, a School approved mentor, who has met NMC standards (2008), will be allocated for support in the clinical area.

 

BSc Professional Studies in Midwifery

The BSc (Hons) in Professional Studies in Midwifery degree programme can be completed in one academic year as a full-time course of study or up to five years as a part-time course of study.  The degree programme aims to enable midwives to build consistently on previous learning and experience and to plan a coherent programme of personal and professional development.

 

Short courses at Level 3

A Short Course normally comprises three modules which are completed within one academic year as a part-time course of study. On successful completion, you may be eligible to progress onto the BSc (Hons) Professional Studies in Midwifery programme, or onto the BSc (Hons) Neonatal or Enhanced Neonatal Studies for those students who complete the short courses in Neonatal Studies or Enhanced Neonatal Practice.

 

Stand alone modules at Level 3

A Stand Alone module is normally 3 hours’ contact time per week for 12 weeks which is formally assessed. Students who complete a Stand Alone module may be eligible for entry to the BSc (Hons) Professional Studies in Midwifery programme.

Stand Alone modules give you an opportunity to:

• Return to study

• Update in a new field of practice

• Further develop knowledge and skills in the current area of practice

 

Stand alone modules at Level 2

We offer a limited range of level 2 modules for individuals who trained before 1991 (excluding Project 2000).  For more information click here.

 

To download applications for any of these programmes click here.

 

Nursing Programmes:

BSc (Hons) Health Studies

The BSc (Hons) in Health Studies degree programme can be completed in one academic year as a full-time course of study or up to five years as a part-time course of study. It aims to prepare practitioners to meet the changes and challenges of health care delivery within the health service and private sector. Modules offered provide students with the opportunity to advance healthcare knowledge and develop analytical and academic skills.  

 

BSc (Hons) Health & Clinical Studies

New in 2014, the BSc (Hons) Health & Clinical Studies is a full time, 2 year programme, which offers nurses and midwives the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge to degree level, while also undertaking practice in local Health Trusts.   Students will undertake 6 modules taken from BSc (Hons) Health Studies, plus an additional Clinical Practice module.  The Clinical Practice module does not bear credits, but it is compulsory and must be passed. 

This programme is designed for nurses and midwives qualified to Diploma level or equivalent.

For more information click here

 

BSc (Hons) or Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Practice

Available at undergraduate or postgraduate level, this programme aims to enable nurses not only to attain the competency and expertise to provide care as specialist practitioners, as defined by the NMC (2001), but also, by virtue of their participation in more advanced professional and academic study, to develop their capabilities as leaders, innovators and clinical supervisors.

This programme is designed for NMC registered nurses working in the UK.  You will need to be working in the relevant field of practice and a sign-off mentor will be essential.

 

Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing

Available at undergraduate or postgraduate level, this programme can be completed in one year as a part-time course of study. This is a Nursing and Midwifery Council validated programme and recordable qualification.  The overall aim of this programme is to prepare safe and effective practitioners, who are competent to prescribe within a legal and ethical context. The programme will provide students with high quality teaching that is informed by current research and scholarship. 

This programme is designed for NMC registered nurses working in the UK.  You will need to be working in the relevant field of practice and a sign-off mentor will be essential.

 

Short Courses at Level 3

A Short Course normally comprises three modules which are completed within one academic year as a part-time course of study. On successful completion, students may be eligible to progress onto the BSc (Hons) in Health Studies programme.

 

Stand alone modules at Level 3

A Stand Alone module is normally 3 hours’ contact time per week for 12 weeks which is formally assessed. Students who complete a Stand Alone module may be eligible for entry to the BSc (Hons) Health Studies programme.

 Stand Alone modules give you an opportunity to:

• Return to study

• Update in a new field of practice

• Further develop knowledge and skills in the current area of practice

 

Stand alone modules at Level 2

We offer a limited range level 2 modules for individuals who trained before 1991 (excluding Project 2000).  For more information click here.

 

To download application forms for any of these programmes please click here.

All programmes are subject to viable numbers, and as such we may not be able to run all of these courses every year.  Please contact nur.registry@qub.ac.uk or 028 9097 2233/2244 for confirmation.

Please note that the University requires photographic ID from all students at registration.  Only a valid passport or driving licence are acceptable. 

 

Enquiries

Please contact the school for advice if you are unsure which programme best suits your needs.  You can use the enquiry form below, or email nur.registry@qub.ac.uk.  Tel: 028 9097 2223/2224

 

The form below is only for individuals interested in Nursing and/or Midwifery related courses at Queen's University Belfast. If you are interested in any of our Continuing Professional and Academic Development modules or courses and wish to receive more information then please complete the 'Expression of Interest' form below. Please note that filling out this form does not oblige you to register for the course.

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