Midwifery at University of Winchester - UCAS

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Course summary

Please note, the course start date is 27 January 2025, (not January or September 2024) Midwifery at the University of Winchester will prepare you to deliver high-quality, family-centred midwifery care. We will build your skills, personal development, and confidence so that upon graduation you can feel ready to stride into the midwifery profession. Our course focuses on a holistic approach to midwifery, providing both academic and practice-based learning. You will investigate the intricacies of our dynamic healthcare system, carry out practical work in our first-rate facilities, and gain an understanding of the life-long commitment to care that midwifery typifies. Learn from practicing professionals about the profound issues that the healthcare system faces today and how it impacts pockets of our society in different ways. Lecturers also offer first-hand advice on your next steps after graduation and how you can build a professional edge in your chosen sector, whether this is in the private or public field. The University of Winchester offers a tight-knit community of staff and students who support each other to reach their goals. In the complex world of healthcare, you can rely upon the network you’ll build to help you become a diligent and respected graduate. On successful completion of the course, you will have learned the professional skills and responsibilities and achieved the required theory and practice hours it takes to enter your chosen part of midwifery and start to care with compassion. You will also be recommended for entry to the NMC register as a Registered Midwife (RM).


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All candidates must have significant prior rehabilitation/ healthcare/ support work, work experience in a paid or voluntary capacity in a relevant setting in order to demonstrate an informed decision to embark on a career in Midwifery. Applicants are required to hold a minimum of 2 x A-level or equivalent qualifications (e.g. 2 x BTEC National Subsidiary Diplomas) and we accept all A-level subjects, including Critical Thinking, General Studies and own-language A-levels. We welcome applicants who have completed the Extended Project (EP/EPQ) and points obtained from this qualification will be included in any offer. In addition, we accept a maximum of 32 points from level 3 qualifications below A2 that are included in the tariff (e.g. AS-levels not studied at A-level, music or dance qualifications). If you are a mature student, your application will be considered on its individual merits and work or other professional experience may be taken into consideration in lieu of other published requirements.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Applicants to this course are expected to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance prior to beginning the course at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted. Please note, the cost of the check is covered by the applicant. If you have already have a DBS check and are signed up to the Update Service we will ask you to provide the original DBS certificate after an offer has been accepted. If you have lived or travelled abroad in the past five years, we will also need you to apply for an Overseas Criminal Records check for each country in which you have spent six months or more.

Health checks

Applicants to this course will undergo an occupational health assessment to ensure that they are fit to practice. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted.

Interview

Applicants to this course are expected to attend an interview at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about the format of the interview on receipt of your application.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7An overall score of 7.0, with no elements below 6.5 is required.

Student Outcomes

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80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £21800 Year 1
International £21800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Applicants to this course are expected to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance prior to beginning the course at the University. Our Admissions Team will be in contact with further information about when and how to obtain this clearance after an offer has been accepted. Please note, the cost of the check is covered by the applicant (currently £38). For further information about any additional costs associated with this course please see the individual course page on the University of Winchester website (www.winchester.ac.uk).
Midwifery at University of Winchester - UCAS