Nursing - Midwifery

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Midwifery
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X770
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022
Application Date The next intake will be in September 2022. The National Maternity Hospital is currently accepting applications for the Higher Diploma in Midwifery Programme. For an application form please visit the National Maternity Hospital website at

Expand+18 months

This full-time, 18-month programme runs continuously over 4 trimesters. Students will alternate between 6 or 7 week theory blocks in UCD and clinical placements in the National Maternity Hospital. At the end of each trimester is an exam...

Course Fee

Expand+If you are successful in the interview process and accept an offer onto the programme you will be a paid employee of the National Maternity Hospital. The fees for this programme are sponsored by the Health Service Executive subject to certain conditi...

Entry Requirements

Expand+In order to apply for the Higher Diploma in Midwifery programme in UCD you must:

Hold a primary degree in Nursing or equivalent

Be currently registered as a Registered General Nurse with the
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).


Course Content

Expand+The Higher Diploma in Midwifery programme is offered in partnership with the National Maternity Hospital. Upon successful completion of the programme students are eligible for registration as a Registered Midwife (RM) with the Nursing and Midwifery B...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Higher Diploma in Midwifery programme is designed to provide Registered General Nurses with education and clinical practice experience in the art and science of midwifery. The programme is highly structured, and progressive, building on the knowl...

Further Enquiries General Enquiries:
Jack Morris
Programme Manager
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6648

Academic Enquiries:
Ciara Kirwan
UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6430

National Maternity Hospital Enquiries
Anne-Marie Dunne
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