Wisconsin BSc. Midwifery

Wisconsin BSc. Midwifery

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery


Wisconsin’s Department of Midwifery under the School of Nursing offers a four-year Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Midwifery aimed at preparing students for careers as midwives.

Graduates may go on to acquire further experience and qualifications to enable them to become specialists in various areas of antenatal and postnatal care.

Teaching methods:  A variety of teaching methods are used, including lectures and discussion, small group work and practicals.


Study options: Regular, evening and weekend classes are available.


Course areas include:

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Paediatric and Neonatal Care
  • Medical and Surgical Nursing
  • Psychiatry & Mental Health
  • Antenatal &Postnatal Care
  • Reproductive Health & Family Planning
  • Traditional and Alternative Medicine
  • Current trends in Community Health Nursing
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Entrepreneurial Skill
  • Gender Studies
  • ICT Skills, Sign Language, Introduction to French


Career options include:

  • Midwifery
  • Clinical specialist in an area such as:
  • Midwifery lecturer
  • Researcher
  • Public Health/Community Health Officer
  • Parenting Educator/ Counsellor/Advisor
  • Ultrasound and foetal medicine specialist
    • antenatal screening
    • breast feeding advice
    • home birthing
    • labour ward supervision

Accreditation: University of Development Studies (UDS)


Entry Requirements


WASSCE & SSSCE Applicants

Applicants must have credits in six courses (C6 for WASSCE/A-D for SSSCE) in English Language, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and three (3) elective subjects in Science, General Arts or Home Economics subjects with an overall aggregate of 36 or better for WASSCE/24 or better for SSSCE. International students who do not pursue Integrated Science may replace it with Biology, General Agriculture or Chemistry. Senior High School applicants will enter the programme at level 100.


Other Applicants

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