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Midwifery MSc/PGCert/PGDip

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

The MSc Midwifery will empower you to take forward your practice in any environment such as clinical, management, leadership and research roles. There is also a dedicated pathway for those with, or planning to have, educational responsibilities. On this course, you will develop a mastery of contemporary midwifery and practice, enhance your professional credibility and develop your personal confidence for career advancement. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

You will: Examine your practice and develop an evidence based approach to care and service provision; Be taught by a dynamic multidisciplinary team of academics and clinicians who are recognised experts in their disciplines and who have strong practice links across the North West; Be encouraged and supported to present and publish your work.

Past students have gone on to take up posts as midwifery managers, educationalists and consultant midwives. Others have continued their studies at PhD level, for example undertaking the Professional Doctorate offered at this University.

Different course options

Full time | University of Salford | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module can be studied concurrently with Professional Advocacy and Leadership 1 to provide the student with 30 credits at level 7 and learning focussed on wider leadership issues. Students will have an opportunity to explore self and others in the context of contemporary leadership and develop their own leadership styles. Emotional intelligence and resilience will be experienced using the state of the art facilities. Social media and the use of technology will be introduced as a learning tool and to improve students’ use of these in their field of practice.
Dissertation (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need BSc Midwifery or related degree, normally at 2.2 or higher, or evidence of recent level 6 study.

University information

The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more