Diploma in Registered Midwifery

The Midwifery programme at the College started late 2015 under the mentorship of University for Development Studies. The College holds the view that health is a fundamental human right of all communities, families, groups of people and individuals, irrespective of their race, sex, religion, creed, beliefs and values. Reproductive health therefore is the purpose of all midwifery behaviours. The attainment of reproductive health involves family planning, labour, puerperium and child care.

The College is committed to quality teaching to incorporate flexible modes of delivery involving a range of resources and technology in order to facilitate effective student learning. It also has a collaborative team-teaching, student-centred and problem-based learning approach to deliver the programme.

The midwifery programme is a dynamic interpersonal process which seeks to promote, maintain and restore reproductive health. In view of this it is training practitioners to acquire skills in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating reproductive health issues. Since midwifery is essentially a practice-based activity whose body of knowledge is grounded in the biological, physical and social sciences, the programme is designed for trainees to be  trained to acquire continuous learning and research to support theory and practice.


The midwifery education at the College is preparing graduates to be responsible and well informed in modern midwifery practices through the acquisition and application of knowledge, skills and attitudes which aims at creating a dynamic learning environment, student-centred and a disciplined process to encourage the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as prompting direction and self-responsibility of students.

The midwife trainee is to offer reproductive health to clients to accept and practice family planning. They are equipped with knowledge, skills and attitudes to deal with reproductive health needs and problems, and promote the general health of the adolescents. The purpose of midwifery education is aimed at positive personality development whilst enabling the midwife to obtain a qualification which provides eligibility for registration and licensing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana to assume the responsibilities and accountability that midwifery registration imposes.

The training that the midwives are receiving at the College places them in a position to adapt the roles of a counsellor, leader, resource person, teacher, researcher, manager and care giver, in the reproductive health delivery system. They attend workshops and seminars to enhance their knowledge and skills in order to provide holistic care to clients. The College intends to introduce Gender Studies and Basic Ultra sonography through workshops and seminars as appropriate in the third year of the programme.


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SSSCE, WASSCE or Equivalent

Core subjects and minimum grades: Credits (WASSCE A1-C6/ SSSCE A-D) in three (3) subjects, English, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Elective subjects and minimum grades: Credits (WASSCE A1-C6/ SSSCE A-D) in three (3) elective subjects in the following programmes: General Science, General Arts, Home Economics and Agriculture


SSSCE: An aggregate score of Twenty Four (24) or better.


WASSCE: An aggregate score of Thirty Six (36) or better.



Three Years (6 Semesters)


Residential only.

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