University of West London

Course Introduction

This programme aims to develop midwives to graduate level, with a range of competencies and skills to enhance their practice in partnership with women and their families; the flexible pathway includes a range of core modules, shared with other programmes, compulsory and option modules; midwifery modules include aspects of normal and high'risk childbirth, legal and ethical issues, examination of the newborn and leading and influencing practice with the new public health agenda; students can also choose from related areas of wider study, e.g. public health, management, and sexual health.

Course Modules

Diploma (Level 5): introduction to public health and health promotion; women and baby centred individualised care; physiology for midwifery practice; plus 2 individual option modules. Degree (Level 6): evidence based practice (generic module); public health in century 21; leading and managing a practice based change (core module); plus 2 individual option modules from a list which includes: promoting normal birth; applied physiology for midwifery practice; successful infant feeding; women, mental health and childbearing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 5 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BSc (Hons) £6,650  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 - 5 years
Part Time Day or Evening
BSc (Hons) £6,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS 5.5
  • Tariff