Midwifery

Piedino di un bimbo appena nato
Bachelor
A.Y. 2019/2020
L/SNT1 - Professioni sanitarie, infermieristiche e professione sanitaria ostetrica (EN)
Bachelor
180
ECTS
Access
Limited enrollment with admission test
3
Years
Course location
Milano, Mantova
Language
Italian

pregnancy, birth and postpartum. They are responsible for overseeing the successful completion of normal childbirths, and administering to the new-born baby. As members of the health team and in accordance with professional ethics, they are qualified to provide nursing assistance that falls within their competence, identify potentially pathological situations which require medical intervention and carry out, where necessary, urgent relevant measures.

They also contribute to the specification of their own professional profile and that of support staff and directly assist with continuous training and research activities.

On the strength of the professional skills acquired during the degree programme, graduates are equipped to assume nursing roles in the community and in public and private hospitals, as well as freelance professional roles including the independent administration of home births:

  • assistance with all aspects of pregnancy;
  • the provision of childbirth support classes, with a special focus on classes that encourage the bond between mother and foetus, self-awareness and parental development;
  • assistance with labour and childbirth, according central importance during childbirth to the mother and her emotional state of being, and with full respect for the natural stages and time- frames of labour;
  • attending to the health of the new-born baby, with particular attention to the immediate postnatal phases and to encouraging the communicative and nutritional bond between mother and child;
  • assistance with normal postpartum, preferably through the provision of continuous assistance to the mother, the obstetrician encourages the bond between mother and child by supporting the breastfeeding process and offering information about the infant's various requirements and the process of reinstating normal relations with partners and family members;
  • running postnatal courses, with a special focus on those classes that reinforce the mother's sense of maternal competence, encourage her to feel confident in her relationship with her child, and work on the timely recovery of perineal and abdominal muscle tone; - healthcare education initiatives, individually and in groups, which encourage a commitment to the prevention, early diagnosis and rehabilitation of tumours and chronic degenerative or involutional conditions in the female genital sphere; - healthcare organisation activities connected with maternal and neonatal assistance programmes.

Application and admission: Limited enrolment with admission test.

English language

Students must have level B1 proficiency in English. Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) Placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December.

Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.

Mandatory

Courses list

year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Clinical placements (1st year) 15 450 Italian
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Midwifery 1 4 60 Italian
The basics of life journey 6 90 Italian
- Biochimica1
- Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica1
- Biologia applicata1
- Diagnostica per immagini1
- Fisica applicata1
- Genetica medica1
The knowledge and being in the professions for the birth 4 60 Italian
- Discipline demoetnoantropologiche1
- Psicologia generale1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche1
- Storia della medicina1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
English 2 30 Italian
Human anathomy and physiology 10 150 Italian
- Anatomia dell'apparato genitale ed embriologia2
- Anatomia umana3
- Fisiologia3
- Patologia generale2
In defense of life journey 4 60 Italian
- Igiene generale e applicata1
- Microbiologia e microbiologia clinica1
- Patologia clinica2
Midwifery 2 5 75 Italian
- Farmacologia1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche4
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al primo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
be activated by the A.Y. 2020/2021
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Clinical placements (2nd year) 27 810 Italian
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche23
- Ulteriori attività formative4
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Women and delivery 8 120 Italian
- Ginecologia e ostetricia1
- Pediatria generale e specialistica1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche6
Women and pregnancy 5 75 Italian
- Ginecologia e ostetricia2
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche3
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Scientific and informatic training 5 75 Italian
- Ginecologia e ostetricia1
- Informatica1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche2
- Statistica medica1
The new mother and parenting 5 75 Italian
- Igiene generale e applicata1
- Pediatria generale e specialistica1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche3
The woman between puberty, fertility and menopause 9 135 Italian
- Farmacologia1
- Genetica umana1
- Ginecologia e ostetricia5
- Psicologia clinica1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche1
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al secondo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
be activated by the A.Y. 2021/2022
year
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Clinical placements (3rd year) 26 780 Italian
- Laboratorio3
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche23
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
The pathology in gynecology: from prevention to diagnosis and treatment 5 75 Italian
- Ginecologia e ostetricia3
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche2
The pathology in labour, birth and puerperium 9 135 Italian
- Anestesiologia1
- Ginecologia e ostetricia2
- Malattie dell'apparato locomotore1
- Pediatria generale e specialistica2
- Scienze infermieristiche generali, cliniche e pediatriche1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche2
The pathology in labour, birth and puerperium 6 90 Italian
- Biochimica clinica e biologia molecolare clinica1
- Farmacologia1
- Ginecologia e ostetricia2
- Pediatria generale e specialistica1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche1
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Best midwifery practice 3 45 Italian
- Economia aziendale1
- Medicina del lavoro1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche1
Professional empowerment 4 60 Italian
- Istituzioni di diritto pubblico1
- Medicina legale2
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche1
Professional training 5 75 Italian
- Pedagogia generale e sociale2
- Psicologia generale1
- Scienze infermieristiche ostetrico-ginecologiche2
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Original dissertation 7 Italian
Study plan rules
Elettivi - Lo studente, al terzo anno, deve altresì maturare 2 CFU in attività formative a scelta.
Prescribed foundation courses
Learning activityPrescribed foundation courses
The pathology in gynecology: from prevention to diagnosis and treatment The new mother and parenting (compulsory), Women and delivery (compulsory), Women and pregnancy (compulsory)
The pathology in labour, birth and puerperium The new mother and parenting (compulsory), Women and delivery (compulsory), Women and pregnancy (compulsory)
Sede
Milano, Mantova
Sedi didattiche
La didattica è svolta presso le strutture ospedaliere degli Enti ospitanti e di altre strutture sanitarie regionali dell'area milanese e mantovana.
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:

  • the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students 
  • the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’-  that is variable.

Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:

More info at: Fees - current academic year

Scholarships and benefits

L’Ateneo fornisce inoltre una serie di agevolazioni economiche a favore dei propri studenti con requisiti particolari (merito, condizioni economiche o personali, studenti internazionali) come:

Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Limited enrollment with admission test

Places available: 50 plus 1 reserved to extra UE students
Call for applications is going to be published.
Application period: from 07-15-2019 to 08-28-2019
Admission Test date and location: 11/09/2019 08:30
Enrolment period: from 09-18-2019 to 09-24-2019
Please note:
L'area di svolgimento del test è indicata per ogni candidato nella ricevuta della domanda di ammissione. Eventuali variazioni saranno comunicate via e-mail.