Kingston University

Midwifery (Registered Midwife for Registered Nurses)

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: 24 months

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Reasons to choose Kingston and St George's

  • Kingston University offers this course in partnership with St George's, University of London (SGUL). You will have access to the combined resources of both universities.
  • You will be offered a wide range of clinical experience within local NHS Trusts and the surrounding community.
  • You will use well-equipped skills laboratories, clinical equipment, mannequins and teaching models designed for maternity care.
About this course This 2 year course is ideal for registered adult nurses who have already studied at degree level and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to register as midwives with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You will study the midwifery profession and practice, research, biological science, social science, public health, law and ethics. There is an emphasis on clinical skills teaching: more than half the course focuses on developing practical abilities. We aim to ensure your clinical placements reflect the modules you study,enabling you to integrate theory and practice.Example modules-; Transition to Midwifery Practice-; Social and Political Context of Midwifery Care-; Midwifery and Complicated ChildbearingCareer opportunities Once registered as a midwife, you may develop your skills and experience in the NHS, or the independent or voluntary sectors. Midwives work clinically, teach, undertake research or even manage a complete maternity service.To apply for this course, apply via UCAS using code 4J33.


Entry requirements

Registration as an Adult Nurse (RNA) on the NMC Professional Register for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Parts 1 and 10). Candidates pursuing the PgDip strand must have achieved a BSc(Hons) in Adult Nursing at grade 2.2 or above. Our selection process includes an interview; occupational health clearance; disclosure and barring service enhanced disclosure check.

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IELTS: 6.5 (no element below 5.5)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Kingston University.

Professional bodies

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

About this university

International students

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 isn’t a native language. Kingston University Students’ 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.

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