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Midwifery (Hons) 

University of Malta

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
10800 EUR/year
Free
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About

The main aim of the Midwifery (Hons) course from University of Malta is to prepare the graduate to achieve the competencies needed to be able to fulfil the requirements of a midwife as laid down in the definition of the midwife,

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Overview

Competencies of the Midwifery (Hons)  course from University of Malta  include:

  • To provide sound family planning information and advice
  • To diagnose pregnancies and monitor normal pregnancies to carry out examinations necessary for the monitoring of the development of normal pregnancies
  • To prescribe or advise on the examinations necessary for the earliest possible diagnosis of pregnancies at risk
  • To provide a programme of parenthood preparation and a complete preparation for childbirth including advice on hygiene and nutrition
  • To care for and assist the mother during labour and to monitor the condition of the foetus in utero by the appropriate clinical and technical means
  • To conduct spontaneous deliveries including where required an episiotomy and in urgent cases a breech delivery
  • To recognize the warning signs of abnormality in the mother or infant which necessitate referral to a doctor and to assist the latter where appropriate; to take the necessary emergency measure in the doctor’s absence, in particular the manual removal of the placenta, possibly followed by manual examination of the uterus
  • To examine and care for the new-born infant; to take all initiatives which are necessary in case of need and to carry out where necessary immediate resuscitation
  • To care for and monitor the progress of the mother in the postnatal period and to give all necessary advice to the mother on infant care to enable her to ensure the optimum progress of the new-born infant
  • To carry out the treatment prescribed by a doctor
  • To maintain all necessary records” (Health Care Professions Act Part IV, 23 (5) and European Union Midwives Directive 80/154/EEC Article 4).

Career opportunities and access to further studies

On successfully completing this course the graduate will be eligible to be registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and eligible to be licensed by the President of Malta to practise the profession of Midwife.

Midwives are responsible and accountable professionals who work in partnership with women and their families to give the necessary support, care education and advice during preconception, pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period. Midwives may practise in any setting including the home, community, Health Centres, Hospitals, Clinics, and Birth Centres. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pelvic Anatomy
  • Academic Reading and Writing in English
  • Normal Childbearing
  • The Profession of Midwifery
  • Basic Midwifery Clinical Skills
  • Body Fluids, Cells, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.
Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements:
  • An Advanced Level pass in Biology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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