Bachelor of Science in Midwifery


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Course Overview

The BSM program aims to provide students with knowledge on the different drugs and medications used in midwifery pharmacology, reproductive health and the administration and supervision of health care facilities. The program gives special emphasis on Community Health Service Management and Family Planning. Students are trained in maternity care during pregnancy, labor, delivery, OB emergencies and post-partum. The program also teaches students how to care for infants and children. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
BMW 101 Midwifery Practice 1 5
BMW 102 Midwifery Practice 2 5
BMW 103 Midwifery Practice 3 5
BMW 104 Foundation Skills for Midwifery Practice 5
BMW 105 Sociology and Sharing the Women’s Experience 5
BMW 106 Biology: Scientific Basis for Midwifery 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
BMW 111 Psychology 5
BMW 112 Sources of Midwifery Knowledge 5
BMW 113 Midwifery Practice 4 5
BMW 114 Specialist Practice Placement 1 5
BMW 115 Specialist Practice Placement II 5
BMW 116 Core Midwifery Practice and Adaptation in Pregnancy 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
BMW 201 Midwifery Practice: Pre-existing Pathophysiology and Pharmacology: Principles 5
BMW 202 Midwifery Practice – Unexpected Outcomes of Pregnancy and Childbirth 1 5
BMW 203 Birth, Motherhood and Midwifery: Contexts and Knowledge 5
BMW 204 Lactation and Infant Feeding 5
BMW 205 Midwifery Research – Awareness 5
BMW 206 Midwifery Practice 5 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
BMW 211 Medical Terminology 6
BMW 212 Motherhood and Mental Wellbeing Distress 6
BMW 213 Midwifery Practice 6 6
BMW 214 Specialist Practice Placement 3 6
BMW 215 Midwifery Practice – Unexpected Outcomes of Pregnancy and Childbirth 2 6
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
BMW 301 Ethical and Legal Issues 6
BMW 302 Delivering a Quality Maternity Service 6
BMW 303 Pharmacology: Midwifery Practice 6
BMW 304 Midwifery Research – Evidence for Midwifery Practice 6
BMW 305 Specialist Practice Placement 6
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
BMW 311 Bringing it all Together 5
BMW 312 Being a Midwife – Personal and Professional Development 5
BMW 313 Health and Health Promotion 5
BMW 314 Entrepreneurship 5
BMW 315 Bachelor Thesis 10
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

  • Community-based Midwife
  • Hospital Midwife
  • Private Practice Midwife Staff Midwife r
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Health Facility Administrator Health Program Manager
  • Consultant Midwife
  • Medical Assistant

 

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