The BSc (Hons) Midwifery at Lincoln provides the opportunity to study to become eligible to register as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Women-centered holistic care is actively encouraged and the course provides the opportunity for students to promote choice and partnership working.
The course aims to encourage students to think critically and apply evidence to underpin their clinical practice. The course is mapped to NMC requirements for the education of student midwives and is underpinned by national policy. The programme is 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practice-based. Students have the opportunity to experience a wide range of practice placements. These range from the antenatal to the postnatal period, incorporating intrapartum care and covering the whole childbearing continuum encompassing midwifery and consultant-led care. It examines a wide variety of physical, social and psychological needs. Students can gain knowledge of the transition to parenting and care of the newborn. Students have the opportunity to undertake clinical practice within a non-midwifery setting, including in a medical, neonatal unit and within a hospital gynaecology ward. Throughout the course, students can learn about how to ensure women are given informed choice and remain at the centre of the decision-making process.
Different modes of assessment are used for different modules of study. For example submitted written work is used to assess grasp of theory and clinical exams are used to assess application of theory to practice. Practical skills will be assessed whilst students are on placement through the achievement of outcomes designed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. These are assessed and recorded by the practice mentor.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Satisfactory completion of an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).
Satisfactory completion of Occupational Health Check.
Successful performance at an interview.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|