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Midwifery Science

About the programme

There are two programmes in Midwifery Science offered on advanced level at the Sahlgrenska Academy:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery Science
    (90 higher education credits, 1,5 years)
  • Master programme in Reproductive and Perinatal health (120 higher education credits, 2 years)

The Midwifery programs at Sahlgrenska Academy are programs on advanced level. Swedish students who apply into the programme must have a general degree in Nursing Science with a minimum of 1 year work experience. The programme has got admission twice a year with an intake of approximately 50 students in each intake. The intake will decrease to approximately 31 students in 2017/18. The programme starts both in August (autumn) and January (spring).

Courses for Midwifery students

International partner students can choose/combine courses below depending on length and needs from partner University.

  • Clinical rotation in Midwifery Science, upon request from partner
  • Degree project in Midwifery Science, 15 credits/30 credits
  • Swedish course (only certificate, no academic credits)

In addition an interprofessional evening course is offered in spring during the period January -June:

OM3203, Multicultural encounters and intercultural communication in health care, 7,5 hec
Nordic students with Swedish language skills are welcome to take part in other courses offered in Swedish.

Our partners

Partnerships and agreements are quality-assured with academic and administrative staff to ensure the collaboration will work both ways. Find our student exchange agreements here.

Requests from freemovers

Unfortunately, we have no possibility accepting freemover* applicants to courses and clinical placements.

*A freemover is an international student who applies to a university abroad on his/her own, without beeing part of an exchange programme.

Page Manager: Rebecca Törnqvist|Last update: 12/28/2018

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