MPhil Midwifery


The Master of Philosophy programme is a two year programme (one year taught and one year thesis) programme that is aimed at training qualified nurse educators and leaders who will improve on the quality of teaching and learning in nursing training schools and universities in Ghana and the world at large. The School of Nursing and Midwifery at WIUC-GH identifies with the fact that, nursing is a science and therefore dynamic. Therefore, it requires prompt updating of skills in teaching and learning to bring learners up to speed with the ever changing profession. The above outlined reasons support the vision of WIUC-GH, which is to provide top notch university education to the society at large.

It is also envisaged that nurses trained at WIUC will offer their services locally and internationally. Therefore, nursing is a major discipline on the top of WIUC’s developmental agenda



On successful completion of the two-year MPhil Midwifery programme, the graduate should be able to:

  1. Contribute to nursing scholarship through robust scientific research that will ensure evidence based practice.
  2. Conduct independent research and apply the research findings in nursing education, leadership and administration.
  3. Collaborate with members of other disciplines to solicit research grants to conduct implementation research that would improve the society as a whole.
  4. Utilize educational technologies in nursing education for effective teaching and learning of nursing.
  5. Demonstrate leadership qualities and decision making abilities at all facets of the health sector.


Entry Requirements

  1. The minimum academic qualification needed to be eligible to enter this programme is at least a second class in a bachelor’s degree in nursing or midwifery from an accredited institution.
  2. Admitted student must be a Registered Nurse/Midwife registered to the Nursing and Midwifery Council of respective country.
  3. The candidate should have a minimum of one year’s experience after the BA/BSc midwifery degree. One year national service or internship after the first degree will be considered as experience.
  4. Candidate shall be medically fit.
  5. All applicants for the MPhil programme must pass a selection interview with a pass mark of at least 50%.


A complete application pack must include:

  1. A completed Wisconsin International University College postgraduate application form;
  2. Official transcripts and certificate of the applicant’s previous academic record at the university level;
  3. A full curriculum vitae (CV)



The course duration is two academic years

  • Year One: Coursework
  • Year Two: Thesis work


Target Market/Employability

The MPhil Midwifery programme is designed for registered nurses and midwives with at least a first degree in nursing or midwifery from a recognized institution. Graduates can be employed in any of the following sectors:

  1. Nursing and Midwifery training institutions including universities (both public and private)
  2. Hospitals (Public and private)
  3. National and international health agencies (Ghana health Service, United Nations agencies, etc)
  4. Non-governmental organizations
  5. Health-related institutions



The courses within the programme include philosophy, leadership, academic writing, instructional methodologies, research methods, ethics etc.


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