Masters in Midwifery
Launched in 2021, the School of Nursing and Midwifery is delighted to be able to offer an innovative programme in Midwifery aimed at existing Adult Nurses who want to move into a career in Midwifery.
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.
All applicants must hold a Bachelor (Honours) degree in Adult Nursing of 2.1 standard, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applicants with a Bachelor (Honours) degree in Adult Nursing of 2.2 standard, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
All applicants must provide evidence of their registration as an adult nurse within the NMC.
All applicants must have at least 6 months' post-registration experience as a nurse by the closing date.
Please note:. Applicants must be currently employed as an Adult Nurse in an HSC Trust within Northern Ireland.
Candidates must be able to meet EU English language requirements.
Fees and Funding
To be eligible for a place applicants must be employed as an Adult Nurse in a HSC Trust within N Ireland. Successful applicants will be exempt from programme tuition fees.
Applicants must discuss their intention to apply with their employer to understand implications and/or changes to their employment contract. QUB cannot advise regarding any contractual or financial considerations and as such assume no responsibility in this regard.
How to apply
Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 22nd November.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing Monday 4th December.
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