BSc Midwifery

BSc Midwifery (180 ECTS):

The BSc Midwifery program is modeled on qualification objectives. The BSc Midwifery program refers to academic competencies, the ability to obtain adequate employment to meet the needs of the labor market, the ability to obtain adequate employment by combining the theoretical with the practical aspect and the development of students’ personalities in specialization fields.

The BSC Midwifery Program is in line with the National Qualifications Framework and the European Higher Education Area Qualifications Framework. One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits. An academic year has 1800 teaching hours. The program is in line with Directive 2005/36 / EC of the European Committee for Medical Professions. As such the program is comparable to the programs of European Union countries. The program is designed in accordance with the Bologna Process, the first cycle of higher professional education, level 6 according to NQF / EQF. The individual components of the program are combined to best achieve the specified qualification objectives and provide adequate forms of teaching and learning.

The disciplines within the curriculum are organized in a logical flow and complement the precise definition and determination of general and specific competencies, as well as the compliance with the study programs and curricula submitted to ZEAL.


The learning outcomes for the BSc Midwifery program are:

  • Demonstrate independent management of primary health screening and promotion of women health from peri-menarcheal to post-menopausal periods.
  • Demonstrate independent management of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
  • Demonstrate independent management of the born during the first 28 days of life.
  • Evaluate, use, interpret and collaborate in research.
  • Demonstrate professional accountability through collaborative communication in providing midwifery care to women and their families.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of health care principles and familiarity with the standards of the Kosovo Ministry of Health and the Kosovo Chamber of Nurses.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and clinical judgment in the practice of clinical midwives.
  • Apply interpersonal and communication skills to care for different populations of women and their families.
  • Demonstrate the development of leadership skills oriented towards representing the midwifery model in clinical practice, health policy, education and scholarship.