Midwifery (Registered Midwife)Kingston Hill
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Rank: 100 (TCUG)
Location: Kingston Hill
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 36 months
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Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
We are proud to be ranked number one in London for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian University League Tables, 2020)This three-year postgraduate course has been designed for graduates who would like to gain the knowledge, skills and values necessary to register as midwives on the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) professional register. It is taught across the Kingston Hill and the St George's, University of London campuses.What will you study?You will study a wide range of subjects that provide the scientific knowledge base for midwifery practice, such as maternal and neonatal physiology and care; health promotion and education; professional, ethical and legal issues; and research. You will be exposed to a variety of educational and practice settings and encouraged to view learning as a lifelong process. Reflection is emphasised throughout the course to enhance the integration of theory and practice.A satisfactory health declaration, including immunisations, and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check are required from accepted candidates before registration for the programme.Our 2020 curriculum is currently being revised in line with the new NMC standards.Course detailsModulesPlease note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.Year 1
- Birth as a Life Event
- Introduction to Professional Practice
- Foundation for Biosciences in Childbearing
- From Embryo to Neonate
- Women's Health and Illness
- Principles of Research
- Public Health and Childbearing
- Dimensions of Health and Midwifery Practice
- The Midwife as a Professional
- Facilitating Women-Centred Care
- Midwifery and Women's Health: International Perspectives
- Improving Practice through Research
- Course code 1A35
- Institution code K84
A degree at grade 2.2 or above. Health- or science-related subjects preferred. GCSEs at A-;C grades (or equivalent) in English Language, Science and Mathematics.
IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)
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About this university
The university attracts students from around the world and there are plenty of help and advice on hand to make the transition easier for them. This begins with welcome and orientation events at the beginning of studies and includes events designed to help students come to terms with their new home as well as organising matters such as a bank account, access to health care and even immigration and visas matters. There is an airport pick up service available and the Yellow Team are ambassadors on hand to offer help and advice. There is also language courses for those to whom English isnâ€™t a native language. Kingston University Studentsâ€™ Union is at the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as providing representation and support for its members. Their main building is on Penrhyn Road beside the bar and shop it operates. There are some 30 sports clubs and another 70 societies on offer while the volunteering department is the largest supplier of volunteers in the borough. It also runs another two bars and a shop on the other campuses. The clubs and societies offer something for all tastes including those around the arts such as drama, fashion and even anime and science fiction groups. There are cultural groups such as the Arab Society and the Hellenic Association as well as religious ones. Then there are academic groups such as the economics club or the engineering society. Finally, sports run from traditional team sports such as cricket and football through to activities such as cheerleading and martial arts as well as interests such as mountaineering and go karting.