Bachelor of Midwifery

The main aim of this program is to provide educational opportunities to acquire knowledge, skills, values and attitude that is essential for the development of safe midwifery practice, professional competence, and confidence.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
This program has been designed to provide an opportunity for midwives who hold diplomas in various areas of midwifery, paediatric and public health nursing among others to upgrade and
complete their nursing education at the baccalaureate level. By the end of this program, learners will be able to; 
  • Demonstrate an extensive and profound understanding of midwifery evidence-based learning modalities and to embrace birth as a normal process.
  • Display an understanding of the role of midwives in helping to reduce the impact of gender inequalities on women and families and their vital role in reproductive health.
  • Illustrate use of analytical and inquiry-based learning skills to evaluate the factors affecting the childbearing experience.
TEACHING METHODS
  • Student-centered learning, to promote full use of individual abilities.
  • Problem - based learning using small group tutorials to develop critical thinking skills.
  • Lectures to provide guidance in scope and depth to broaden students understanding.
  • Clinical demonstrations to emphasize a holistic approach to patient/client care.
  • Community placements for community assessment and appropriate interventions.
  • E-Learning opportunities through online and internet-based technologies.

COURSE OUTLINE

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Year 1 

Semester 1 

Semester 2

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Communication and Counselling Skills
  • Foundations of midwifery
  • Midwifery I : Antepartum
  • Pathology
  • Applied Clinical
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Assessment

Year 2 

Semester 1 

Semester 2

  • Midwifery II: Normal labor and Obstetrical emergencies
  • Microbiology impacting Reproductive Health
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Midwifery III: Puerperium and the normal neonate
  • Disorders and complications in the neonate
  • Reproductive Health

Year 3 

Semester 1 

Semester 2

  • Gender and Women’s Health
  • Health Systems Management and Administration
  • Autonomous Practice and Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methodology
  • Curriculum, Teaching and Instruction
  • Community Based Midwifery project
  • Research Dissertation
BSc Midwifery (Top-Up) student

DURATION

3 Years
Full time

TUITION

2,035,000/- | 790 USD
Functional fees; 825,000/- | 247 USD

REQUIRED

Dip. Nursing & Midwifery
2 Years Working Experience