Midwifery at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

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Course summary

Available for September or January intakes. Course overview: From conception to birth midwives play a critical role. Train as a midwife at Teesside University and you will play a central role in the most amazing and challenging journey in a family’s life. Within this partnership you will be supporting women, through pregnancy, birth and early parenthood to make informed choices about their care. Supported by midwives and academic staff throughout your training our course balances theory and practice to prepare you with the knowledge, skills and leadership to work as a midwife as an independent practitioner and within the multidisciplinary and agency team. A midwife is the lead practitioner for women with low risk care and is required to make decisions, coordinate and manage care for women with complex needs in conjunction with the woman and the wider team. A range of practice placements give you the opportunity to develop your skills as a midwife and put into the practice the theory you have learnt in University. Our trust partners include County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust, Gateshead Health NHS foundation Trust, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and South Tees NHS Foundation Trust. The course is underpinned by the latest research and will develop your critical analysis skills to deliver care to the highest standard for women. On successful completion of the course you gain eligibility to apply for registration as a midwife on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Professional Register. Please note 100% attendance is expected during this course. Top reasons to study midwifery 1. State-of-the-art simulation facilities to support the practical skills. 2. Opportunities to undertake an elective placement home or abroad. 3. Experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team have a strong focus on evidence-base practice. 4. Midwifery is an internationally recognised profession offering global career opportunities. 5. Excellent working partnership with local NHS trusts and charitable organisations 6. Development of interprofessional working with wider multidisciplinary teams. This course prepares you to meet the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's standards for pre-registration midwifery education (NMC, 2019). Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to travel to your placement area and work a shift pattern rota which includes night duty, weekends and bank holidays. All new and continuing students on this course will receive a £5,000 maintenance grant each year if they’re eligible. If eligible, you will not need to pay it back. After the course: The knowledge and experience gained during the course provides you with the opportunity to have an exciting and rewarding career. Registered Midwife status is recognised internationally and career opportunities are available both at home and abroad. New posts, roles and responsibilities are constantly evolving, both in community and hospital settings.

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course page link provided (or visit www.tees.ac.uk).

Assessment method

Access assessment information through Teesside University’s website using the course page link provided (or visit www.tees.ac.uk).

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Successful interview, work-based risk assessment, Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and satisfactory references required. Visit Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided for information on shortlisting and interview criteria.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Details of 2025-26 fees, scholarships and awards will be available as soon as possible. For 2024-25, find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK or Ireland here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance.
Midwifery at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS