Nursing - Midwifery Practice

University College Dublin


Course Name Nursing - Midwifery Practice
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X704
Course Type Postgraduate
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2022
Application Date Closing Date: 31 July 2022

Applications are made online through UCD Applications. ?Applicants may be required to undertake an interview (either face-to-face or via telecommunication) as part of the admission process.

Please note that all applicants are required to pay a €50 application fee. Your application cannot be processed fully unless the application fee has been paid.
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Duration 2 Years Part Time.
Classes take place on Mondays and Tuesdays in the Autumn & Spring Trimesters . The dissertation is completed over the Spring & Summer Trimesters in Year 2 and involves attendance at three one-day workshops.
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Financial Support Funding:

If the fees for your programme are being paid by a third party (full or partial), please ensure your funding organisation/sponsor/hospital contacts Please note this is not a student facing email address.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must be registered as midwives on the live register with An Bord Altranais (or international equivalent, e.g. NMC), and be in a midwifery-related role at the time of application.

Applicants must hold a primary degree in Midwifery, Nursi...


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There are two instances in which you can apply to have recognised prior learning taken into account when applying for a programme in UCD.


Course Content

Expand+This programme aims to equip you to develop your knowledge and skills to critically examine and advance your own practice and decision-making, to grow your leadership capabilities, to build on your capacity to effectively interpret research findings ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1:
•Leadership and Health Systems Dynamics (Autumn Trimester)
•Midwifery Practice and the Concept of Normality (Autumn Trimester)
•Research Methods Applied to Healthcare (Spring Trimester)
•Evidence Based Decision Midwifery (Spring T...

Careers or Further Progression Careers: where can I go?

With your newly developed knowledge and skills for midwifery-led care, you can work at a number of levels within your organisation and within the wider maternity services; for example, in community midwifery, practice development, research, and project management. You may wish to extend your project work and undertake a research degree.
Further Enquiries Nicola Berry
Senior Executive Assistant
B105, UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6409

Mary Curtin
UCD Health Sciences Centre
+353 1 716 6424
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