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Short course

Spontaneous Labour & Birth, Evidence & Debate

Level 7

Learn to apply theory and practical knowledge to midwifery practice for women and their partners to optimise physiological childbirth.

Why study with us

  • You'll focus on key areas like advancing midwifery practice from a UK and global perspective.
  • Engage with opportunities to develop personal midwifery perspectives.
  • You'll receive high-level support from experienced academics with field-specific experience.

Level: 7
Delivery: Online
Study mode: Part-time
Duration: 1 week and a further study day a month later
Module code: MW4057
Start date: October

Academic expertise

This course is taught by Professor Soo Downe and Senior Lecturer Rebekah McCrimmon. Alongside study content supported by leading researchers within the School.

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You'll have access to dedicated course content from specialist guest speakers. And also benefit from 24-hour access to the university library services.


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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