Nursing and Midwifery

Why should I study this course?

If you want to or you are already working in a health care and nursing environment then this course could open up further opportunities for you. Nursing and Midwifery is a sector crying out for more skilled staff. Over one million workers will need to be trained and recruited to meet the demand for staff in nursing and midwifery by 2022. If you want to improve your existing skills or progress academically then this course is for you. The course will cover Genetics, Human Physiology, Infectious Diseases, Reproduction and a host of other subjects and provide you a good ground and preparation for a degree course in Nursing and Midwifery as well as other related courses in health care and treatment.

What will I study on this course?

  • Biological Communications Systems
  • Genetics
  • Human Physiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inherited Diseases
  • Reproduction
  • Human Respiratory and Cardiac Systems
  • Skeleton and Muscles
  • Ethical Issues in Social Policy
  • Sociology of Health
  • Psychopathology
  • Treatment and Therapies
  • The National Health Service
  • Infectious Control
  • Study Skills, English Language and Maths
  • Producing a Written Assignment
  • Research and Referencing
  • English for Academic Study
  • Maths in a Health and Care Context
  • What will I achieve?

    Progression to higher education at degree level in:
  • Adult Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Paramedic Nursing
  • Dental Hygiene Therapy
  • Social Work