Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery

Postgraduate qualifications in Midwifery

  • Health Sciences Open Award - Midwifery

  • The Health Sciences Open Award is a flexible programme that allows you to assemble various modules to create a qualification that fits you to a tee.

    The modules available vary from year to year, but if you're looking for a course that will support your development in midwifery, then the lists below can act as a guide to how you might put that programme together.

    The Award can provide you with one of 3 different qualifications, a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert), a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) or a Master of Science (MSc).

    And you can always drop us an email to discuss your pathway options.

  • PG Cert - choose 3 modules from the following...

    Public Health in Midwifery

    • Public Health in Midwifery (P49206) OR Foundations of Public Health (P49206)
    • Public Health Policy (P44600)
    • Advanced Health Promotion (P44614)
    • Data Analysis and Interpretation (P44616)

    Midwifery, Leadership and Management

    • Leadership & Management in Health & Social Care (P44820)
    • Operational Management in Health & Social Care (P44811)
    • Finance in Health & Social Care (P44813)
    • Mentorship (P49218)
    • Human Resource Management in Health & Social Care (P44816)

    Advanced Midwifery Practice

    • High Risk Maternity Care (P49207)
    • Public Health in Midwifery Practice (P49206)
    • Examination of the Newborn (P49220 - double - counts as two choices)
    • Work-based Learning (P49213 - cannot be taken with P44812/Project Management)
    • Advanced History Taking & Assessment (P44011)
    • Mentorship (P49218)
    • Risk & the Protection of Children (P45000)

    Midwifery Research/Teaching

    • Teaching in Higher Professional Education (P44400 - double) OR Professional Education in Practice (P44412)
    • Mentorship (P49218)
    • Creating Frameworks for Learning (P44410)

    PG Dip - as the PG Certificate, but with 3 additional modules from either the above section or the following...

    • Psychosocial Care of Children and Families (P40503)
    • Examination of the Newborn (P49220 - double - counts as two choices)
    • Epidemiology (P44612)
    • Research Design (P49210)
    • Mentorship (P49218)
    • Independent Study (P49214)
    • Risk & the Protection of Children (P45000)
    • Advanced History Taking & Assessment (P44011)
    • Advanced Communication & Supportive Relationships (P40212)
    • Non-medical Prescribing (P44050 - double - counts as two choices)
    • High Risk Care - Maternity (P49207)
    • Work-based Learning (P49213 - cannot be taken with P44812/Project Management)
    • Advanced Research Design (P49210 - MUST be taken if doing P49215/Dissertation)
    • Advanced Communication & Supportive Relationships (P40212)
    • Non-medical Prescribing (P44050 - double - counts as two choices)
    • Psychosocial Care of Children and Families (P40503)
    • Operational Management (P44811)
    • Infection Prevention & Control (P44617)
    • Public Health Policy (P44600)
    • Advanced Research Design (P49210 - MUST be taken if doing P49215/Dissertation)
    • Planning & Managing Clinical Trials (P46650)
    • Data Analysis & Interpretation (P44616)
    • Evidence-Based Practice (P49203)
    • Operational Management (P44811)
    • Epidemiology (P44612)
    • Independent Study (P49214)
    • Advanced Research Design (P49210 - MUST be taken if doing P49215/Dissertation)

    MSc - as the PG Diploma, plus the following...

    • Dissertation (P49215)
    • Dissertation (P49215) OR Project Management (P44812)
    • Dissertation (P49215) OR Project Management (P44812)
    • Dissertation (P49215)