Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Nursing
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery
Programme Code: E9MW1Q

Medium of Facilitation: part-time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 

Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2022
Application End Date: 30 Nov 2022

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 

2 Years

Programme Fees


Purpose

The purpose of Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery is to strengthen and deepen students’ knowledge and skills in the field of midwifery, required to undertake advanced reflection and development by means of critical thinking and clinical decision making, practice and research methods. The aim is to empower midwife specialists with key competencies i.e. knowledge, skills, attitudes and values. On completion of this programme, graduates will be able to register with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) midwife specialists, entitling them to work independently within the multidisciplinary team to provide promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services to individuals, families, groups, and communities.


Career Opportunities

Succesful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery allows for: Registration as a Midwife Specialist with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).


Admission Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (R174), alternatively a Diploma in Nursing: General Nurse (R171) with Advanced Diploma in Midwifery (R1497). At least two (2) years’ experiences, inclusive of a year of community service, as a Professional Nurse or General Nurse and Midwife. Proof of registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse or General Nurse and Midwife. Proof of employment, detailing midwifery experience in years. Approval from your Nursing Service Manager (NSM) to register for the programme and rotate through midwifery/maternity units.


Selection Process

Students are admitted in accordance with the national prescribed admittance criteria as provided by the Higher Education Qualifications Framework (HEQF), and institutional policies which include the Academic Regulations Policy and the Policy on Admission and Selection of the University of Johannesburg. The latter policy states that academics involved in selection and admission “considers the need to redress past inequalities, aims to provide equity, quality and academic excellence. The UJ Academic Regulations Policy instructs academics to ensure that admission is subject to the student equity profile.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/postgraduate/

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