Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Midwifery

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Course summary

Qualify as a confident and compassionate midwife. Gain the clinical skills and knowledge to provide holistic, safe, and effective care for women, newborn infants, and their families. Why choose this course?

  • Top 20 for Nursing and Midwifery (Guardian University League Table, 2022)
  • 6th in England for Nursing and Midwifery (Complete University Guide, 2022)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council approved programme
  • This course has achieved Stage 1 accreditation from the Baby Friendly Initiative.
  • £5,000 non-repayable annual grant to support your studies
Explore the fundamentals of midwifery and develop your understanding of the whole maternity journey for mothers and infants. Gain clinical skills to support childbearing women, newborn infants and families through pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, birth, postpartum and the early weeks of life. You will study the importance of communication in care provision and in building professional relationships. Your training will ensure you can anticipate, prevent, and respond with confidence to the additional needs and complications that can arise during pregnancy. Your practice will be underpinned by evidence to ensure that you are delivering high-quality and safe care to women and infants at every stage of their journey. As a midwife you will respect women's individual circumstances and advocate their wishes where appropriate. You will support mothers to confidently use their voice throughout their pregnancy, delivery and beyond, but also enable them to provide nurturing care to their infant. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B720
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If your qualifications are not listed here please contact [email protected] for advice.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/midwifery/#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check (Enhanced plus Barring Lists) will be required for successful candidates.

Health checks

A satisfactory health check will be required for successful candidates.

Interview

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview. This can be either in person or remotely, as appropriate.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
75%
Student satisfaction
100%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Midwifery at Keele University - UCAS