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Midwifery Theory and Professionalism CPPD

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Key information

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Course overview

Course aims:

  • Introducing the concept and uses of theory in relation to midwifery knowledge and practice
  • Exploring the basis of contemporary midwifery theory and practice using a range of academic theoretical perspectives; e.g. sociological, psychological, ethical and legal
  • Exploring current challenges and opportunities in the organisation and delivery of midwifery care.

Prices for this module are displayed below. The course is available at a reduced price if taken as part of the Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Midwifery) MSc.

Module dates

Term 1:

OCT: Wednesday 3 October, 10 October, 17 October, 24 October and 31 October 2018
NOV: Wednesday 7 November 2018, 21 November, 28 November 2018
DEC: Wednesday 5 December 2018 and 12 December 2018



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

Applicants would normally be expected to have been practicing as a registered midwife for at least one year.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Professor Christine McCourt

    Christine is Professor of Maternal and Child Health, School of Health Sciences, where she is joint research lead in the Centre for Research in Maternal and Child Health and Senior Tutor for Research. She teaches at Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral level as well as conducting and supporting a range of research ...