About the course
Please note, this programme is also available to study at undergraduate BSc level.
The Post Graduate Dipolma in Midwifery is ideal for adult nurses on the NMC Register at Level 1, who hold a BSc degree in nursing.
At the University of Hull, our Faculty of Health and Social Care has strong engagement with patients, people who use services, their carers and friends, ensuring our programmes remain contemporary and relevant. Our professors’ research strengths in midwifery, and in maternal and sexual health, are applicable at all levels. Your degree is split 50:50 between classes and full-time mentored clinical placements with Hull and East Yorkshire, North East or North Lincolnshire NHS trusts, Leeds Hospitals, or at Scarborough Hospital. The course commences in February every year.
You will receive experience in a range of maternity care settings, including clients' homes, community clinics, hospitals and midwifery led birth units. On completion of the programme, you will be a qualified midwife, capable of providing a safe, competent and satisfactory experience for the childbearing woman, the baby, and the family.
This course is funded by Health Education England for the duration of the programme; students will not incur course fees and are salaried throughout the programme.
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More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.
All applicants: The deadline for February 2017 entry on the short course has now passed. We welcome applications for 2017/18 entry (February 2018 start).
- Adult nurse live on the NMC professional register
- Currently employed as an adult nurse
- Recent study within the last three years
- For applicants whose first language is not English, we require IELTS Level 7 in every element.
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.
This course requires IELTS 7.0 overall, with 7.0 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.
If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.