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Course summary

This course will prepare you for a special and rewarding career as a midwife, helping expectant mothers on their maternity journey. You’ll learn both the theory and the practice behind pregnancy, through to childbirth and the postnatal period. You’ll develop the skills to help mothers with not only the physiological but the psychological process of childbirth. You’ll also gain an understanding in situations that are considered normal as well as training for those with more complex needs. Throughout the degree, you’ll gain real-life experience and put your skills to practice in a variety of maternity settings. Plus, in your final year, you’ll be provided with the opportunity to showcase your proficiency by being the lead professional in the care of a mother with a low risk pregnancy. With an 100% employment success rate within 6 months of graduating, you’ll leave a confident, caring practitioner, ready for a successful career as a midwife.

Modules

Year 1 • Foundation science, knowledge and practice • Contemporary professional midwifery • Normal physiological childbirth and universal care • Public health, health promotion and health protection • Introduction to midwifery practice (Year 1 Practice) Year 2 • Understanding and applying evidence in practice • Altered maternal health, childbearing and the midwife • Maternal mental health and psychological issues • Developing competent midwifery practice (Year 2 Practice) Year 3 • Quality improvement in practice • Midwifery management of maternal and neonatal emergencies • The systematic examination of the newborn infant • Promoting excellence in midwifery practice • Proficient midwifery practice (Year 3 Practice)


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.

Application codes

Course code:
B720
Institution code:
L75
Campus name:
LSBU Main Site - Southwark Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

English Language Requirements for International and EU Applicants: IELTS 7.0 (the minimum score required in each skill area is 7.0)

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths, English and Science or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
84%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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

Additional fee information

Read fees and funding information at https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/fees-and-funding
Midwifery Practice at London South Bank University - UCAS