USW"s Midwifery course covers all aspects of normal midwifery, complicated childbearing, and postnatal care. You’ll also study wider issues such as health promotion, public health, law and ethics, and professional issues. Midwifery is a skills-based profession and development of your practical skills is an important part of this midwifery course. As part of your Midwifery training, you’ll gain experience on clinical placements in a number of local health boards, each lasting several weeks. To improve your employability, you’ll develop knowledge and abilities to provide holistic care. You’ll gain some of these skills in our Clinical Simulation Centre on campus, or on clinical placements in midwifery and other specialist areas. Nursing and midwifery students enjoy exceptional student support at USW. Our open door policy ensures that there is always someone on hand to assist you when a problem arises and this is something our students really appreciate. Currently, if you are a UK student, your Midwifery course fees will be paid by the Welsh Government. Successful completion of this course allows you registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a qualified (registered) midwife. Midwifery students are based at our Glyntaff campus. USW Glyntaff is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council
How to apply
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
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check on the Child & Adult Workforce and Child and Adult Barring Lists and subscription to the DBS Update Service (no offences are considered spent) and a satisfactory medical will be required once an offer has been made. We will contact you closer to your start date with details of how to obtain these.
A satisfactory medical is part of the entry requirements. Full details will be provided by the University if an offer of a place is made. If applicants have any questions they should contact the Enquiries and Admissions Team, [email protected]
Applicants are required to attend an interview. They will have to demonstrate awareness of the role of midwives and show their commitment to the degree. All interviews take place at our Glyntaff Campus or Online. Full details are available on the University website and it is essential that all applicants read this before applying.
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Fees and funding
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