Master Midwifery

University of Sheffield

Application deadline: June 30
Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 36 months
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time

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School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Our school is in the UK top ten for research. We provide you with the skills employers are looking for so you can move forward with your career.

About the course
3 years part time online

This fully online course is ideal for midwives everywhere who want to develop professional practice and move on in their career. You'll find a flexible programme of targeted education and the opportunity to build on your existing experience, knowledge and domain speciality.

One-to-one tutorial support and regular interaction with other practitioners from the global health care community gives you the highest quality academic experience and great value for money.

Your growing intellectual curiosity and critical faculties will help you understand an international perspective on contemporary midwifery and childbearing issues, and contribute to the debate.


Core modules
* Becoming a Reflective Practitioner
* Contemporary Issues in Health Care
* Leadership and Service Development
* Managing Change in Health Care
* Research Methodology
* Research Design and Application
* Extended research study

Optional modules
Choose two from those available, including:

* Antenatal Screening and Genetics
* The Family in Contemporary Society
* Information and Communication in Health Care

You'll be taught entirely by online distance learning with no need to attend in person. We expect you to contribute regularly to online discussion groups.

* A 3,000-word assignment for each taught unit)
* Dissertation or
* An extended workplace study


Entry Requirements
Good first degree or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications or relevant experience are encouraged to contact Dr Mark Hayter (see 'Contact' below).
We encourage entrants with non-standard qualifications and will consider each application in the light of its merit and the requirements of the profession. A relevant professional qualification is preferred but not essential.

Applicants whose first language is not English are required to take a suitable test, such as IELTS, minimum score 6.5; TOEFL, minimum score 575, plus a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English, or minimum 232 in the computer-based TOEFL.

Students need to hold a recognised midwifery qualification in their own country.

You will need access to a suitable computer, with CD-ROM drive and internet connection.

English Language Requirements

CAE score: (read more)

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IELTS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.

60 (Grade C)

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