Nursing - Midwifery

University College Cork

 

Course Name Nursing - Midwifery
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCMWF MSCMWF2
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 29 August 2022
Closing Date: 3 June 2022
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: 3 June 2022.

NON-EU Closing Date: 3 June 2022.

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Duration 2 Years Part time
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €5,130 (Midwifery Pathway Year 1); 2,630 Direct Entry Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €10,300 (Year 1); €5,200 (Year 2).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry to Year 1: MSCMW
Applicants for the MSc (Midwifery) should normally:
have a minimum of a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) in Nursing or Midwifery or approved equivalent degree or qualification approved by the College of Medicine and Heal...

Comment Course Practicalities
The majority of modules are assessed by assignments. For some modules there will be examinations or a student may be required to make a presentation. In Year 2, students undertake a research study and complete a dissertation. A supervisor will be provided to support this work.

Who teaches this course?
Lecturers in the School of Nursing and Midwifery teach the modules.
Course Content Course Outline
The MSc Midwifery is a part-time taught programme for midwives running over two years from the date of first registration for the programme. This programme is for Registered Midwives ONLY. Registered General Nurses who wish to become Registered Midwives should apply for the Higher Diploma in Midwifery. https://www.ucc.ie/en/hdmh/

Why Choose This Course
This is an opportunity for qualified midwives to gain knowledge and understanding of midwifery in a broad context.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:

Year 1 (60 credits)
NU6005 Research Methods (10 credits)
NU6070 Practice Enhancement for Nursing and Midwifery (10 credits)
plus elective modules (subject to availability) to the value of 40 credits to be ch...

Assessment Method The majority of modules are assessed by assignments. For some modules there will be examinations or a student may be required to make a presentation. In Year 2, students undertake a research study and complete a dissertation. A supervisor will be provided to support this work.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Practise with greater insight of the research-base, ethical, socio-political and professional underpinnings of midwifery and health care in I...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Rhona O Connell
email: r.oconnell@ucc.ie
Tel: 00353 214901466
http://www.ucc.ie/en/nursingmidwifery/

Ms Sheila Hedderman
email: s.hedderman@ucc.ie
Tel: 00353 214901560
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