Course Description

Midwifery (H.Dip.)

This course is taught by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin in partnership with The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin and The Coombe Women & Infants Hospital, Dublin. The course is designed to develop midwives with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become competent, analytical and reflective practitioners, thus enabling them to provide care in a manner that benefits women and their families. The course will consist of the following modules:

  • Foundation Skills for Midwifery Practice and Sharing the Woman’s Experience;
    • Health Promotion and Infant Feeding;
    • Clinical Practice 1 (1-3);
    • Clinical Practice 2 (4-7);
    • Core Midwifery Practice and Adaptation in Pregnancy;
    • Midwifery Practice: Pathophysiology and Unexpected Outcomes of Pregnancy and Childbirth;
    • Midwifery Research: Evidence for Midwifery Practice;

    The programme is 78 weeks in duration, with 52 of these weeks spent in Midwifery Practice Placements.

    Closing Date: See

CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryMedicine & Healthcare
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsH.Dip.
Course Duration18-months full-time
Entry RequirementsAll applicants whose first language is not English or who have not been educated through the medium of English must meet the Trinity’s English language requirements. Students will also be required to undergo Garda Vetting. Note: only those who have attended interview and are approved to apply for the course may do so. Applicants who apply and have not been pre-interviewed by our hospital partners will not be eligible for a refund of their application fee.
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