Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Midwifery (Long)

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Course summary

Overview Midwifery is an extremely rewarding career and yet there is a shortfall of qualified professionals to meet a growing demand. Our degree offers partnerships with many of London's most prestigious NHS hospitals and leads to professional status as a registered midwife. Why study BSc Midwifery at Middlesex University? As a leading provider of midwifery training, our degree offers a perfect mix of theory and practice. 50% of the course is practical and carried out in our partner NHS hospitals - which include some of London's leading maternity units. Many of our graduates also start their careers with their placement host. The theoretical component prepares you for every aspect of the midwife's role, from learning the essential skills required to support families to prepare for parenthood to developing a thorough knowledge of antenatal and postnatal care. Upon graduation you will be armed with the confidence to offer counselling, guidance and care to women at all stages of pregnancy, from the initial hospital visit through to the 28th day following birth. Course highlights Over 90% of our graduates are in employment and the midwifery profession offers excellent career progression Your studies are supported by brand new state-of-the-art facilities including nursing skills labs and a separate building set up to deliver a range of high-fidelity simulations in areas such as resuscitation and dealing with seriously ill patients Our industry-standard equipment allows you to gain practical skills and experience in a safe learning environment This course has been developed in partnership with local NHS trusts so we are able to offer placements within leading maternity wards Our team of dedicated academics and support staff ensure that you receive the highest standard of clinical training This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to meet the highest standard of healthcare training As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details


Year 1: Foundations of Midwifery (30 credits) - Compulsory Foundations of Professional Practice in Midwifery (30 credits) - Compulsory Midwifery Practice 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory Midwifery Practice 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Approaches to Health and Social Care Research (30 credits) - Compulsory Care of Mother and Baby with Complex Needs (30 credits) - Compulsory Midwifery Practice 3 (30 credits) - Compulsory Wider Context of Midwifery (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory Midwifery Practice 4 (30 credits) - Compulsory Midwifery Practice 5 (30 credits) - Compulsory Towards Autonomous Midwifery Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International students are eligible to apply for this course. However, we will not be able to support international students who require a Tier 4 Student Visa

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Certain units within the Access course will be accepted as proof of English, Mandatory L3 units: - Essay Writing - Reading and Comprehension of Texts Optional units, not all Access courses have these: - Speaking and Listening Skills - Writing Standard English - Finding and Reading Information - Examination Skills: Preparing for and - - Succeeding in an Examination - Note-taking and Note-making - Report Writing - Writing and Delivering Seminar Papers Certain units within the Access course will be accepted as proof of Maths Level 2: - Arithmetic Skills for Health Studies

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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
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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Midwifery (Long) at Middlesex University - UCAS