Midwifery at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview This course will prepare you to be a confident and competent midwife, effectively supporting women, birthing people and their families through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Why study with us

  • You'll benefit from a case-based approach to learning, allowing you to learn from real-world scenarios in an engaging and holistic way.
  • You'll spend 50% of your time on placements in practice and this will contribute towards 50% of your overall degree classification.
  • Our midwifery and health visiting degree programmes were the first in the UK to be awarded the prestigious UNICEF Baby Friendly Gold Award which meet the sustainability standards (2021).
What you'll do
  • You’ll have the opportunity to use clinical skill labs, which provide a safe environment to put theoretical knowledge into practice.
  • Within your programme, you will have the opportunity to participate in an elective placement, which can be either national or international, allowing you to explore midwifery in a different setting.
  • You have the opportunity to join the award-wining University Midwifery Society and Passionate Midwifery Forums.
  • This course is validated by the NMC, the nursing and midwifery regulator for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Future Careers Your midwifery qualifications and experience will open up a wide range of options to further develop your career. Once you complete the course, you will become a registered midwife, registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. You’ll have the opportunity to apply to work as a midwife within the NHS or other independent midwifery settings. Please Note: UCLan’s midwifery programme is approved to be delivered at Preston and Burnley campuses. We invite applicants to share their campus preference at interview, however it is not always possible to offer the first choice due to the limitation of numbers on each campus.  The decision regarding the final offer is made by the midwifery course team and is dependent on a number of factors.


Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Level 3 academic entry qualifications should have preferably been studied in the past five years.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7with no component score less than 7.0 (to have been taken within the two years before the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Midwifery at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS