Midwives Facilitating Learning SCQF level 9; SCQF points 15; ECTS points 7.5

1. Overview

This course will ensure that midwives are competent in facilitating learning and mentoring in practice. Undertaking this module will enable the midwife to plan and deliver parenthood sessions as well as mentor students in the clinical area.

This module will be delivered by enquiry based learning supported with tutorials and lectures. Coursework will be assessed by delivering a teaching session for clinicians or parents, which will be accompanied by a report.

2. What you will study

Course Content - Parenthood education; communication skills; interpersonal relationships; learner support; teaching and learning theories/strategies; development and maintenance of effective learning environment; assessment of individual/group learning needs, planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching/learning interventions for students/clients/carers; mentoring models/support systems; assessment of learning; giving and receiving feedback; research awareness; reflection; group dynamics; informed choice; decision making, evidence based practice; research awareness and application.

3. Entry Requirements

This course is open to health professionals registered on the midwifery part of the NMC register with access to clinical practice.

4. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £590 .

International Students

  • £960 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £570 .

International Students

  • £930 .


Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages


5. How to apply

For more information on how to apply to this course please visit our website www.rgu.ac.uk/nursing/courses/page.cfm?pge=29136 where you can download application forms for any of the short courses on offer.

Please return the completed forms to:

Robert Gordon University
School of Nursing & Midwifery  
Garthdee Campus
Garthdee Road   

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SCQF level 9; SCQF points 15; ECTS points 7.5

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