A midwife makes a vital and unique contribution to the wellbeing of women and families during one of life’s most important events. This popular and dynamic pre-registration midwifery course leads to an academic award and a qualification as a Registered Midwife. The course consists of approximately 50% theory and 50% clinical practice. The course is designed to stimulate your curiosity. Emphasis is also placed on motivating you to become a competent professional practitioner. You will develop a keen awareness of the need for continuing education and development throughout your professional career. A key part of the course is the clinical experience acquired in a range of hospital and community settings. You will have placements in a range of busy obstetric units where you will gain midwifery experience caring for women and families who require specialist input from maternity care teams. You will also have the opportunity to participate in midwifery care in more remote and rural settings. You will be continuously supported and assessed by midwives during your practice placements. These experienced mentors will develop your skills in the delivery of midwifery care.
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
Standard Qualification Requirements
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English are required to have an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 7.0 overall to include a score of 7.0 in each element of speaking, listening and reading. Writing must be achieved at a minimum of 6.5. Appropriate equivalents will be considered.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8900*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8900*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£8900*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.