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Course summary

Midwives work individually and as part of a team to provide support and education to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and in the postnatal period. Monitoring and assessing the health and well-being of the mother and baby. We want our graduates to be confident, competent and skilled practitioners capable of working independently and as part of a team leading practice and the profession. LJMU’s new clinical practice suites will enable you to train on-campus using hospital-standard facilities, including virtual patients and a state-of-the-art birthing simulator. The Suites show a patient’s journey from a home environment through to rehabilitation. They cover a range of areas with the latest clinical equipment for simulations and clinical skills development in child nursing, adult and mental health nursing, paramedic practice, social work and midwifery. This environment will help prepare you for the rigours and realism of actual practice, giving you the confidence to deal with real service users in the NHS, private and voluntary settings. New Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Professional Standards The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)​ is the professional body that evaluates and monitors all Nursing and Midwifery courses in the UK. Only education and training providers accredited by the NMC can deliver courses that lead to Qualified Nurse or Midwife status and registration with the NMC. Our course curriculum was recently redesigned and revalidated in line with the new NMC 2020 midwifery education standards, so you can be sure you're getting the most current teaching and learning experience. Please be aware that demand for LJMU's Midwifery degree is extremely high. Our recruitment quota is capped at 40 places. As we usually receive around 1,300 applications, we strongly advise you to ensure your application is carefully tailored to clearly address all of the entry and shortlisting criteria.

Modules

Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

We believe that constructive feedback is vital in helping you identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work. We acknowledge that all students perform differently depending on how they are assessed, which is why we use a combination of assessment methods, including: •assignments •seminar and case study presentations •group assessment tasks •e-learning •learning packages •unseen exams •reflective portfolios •clinical practice assessments •research critiques •critical analysis of a case scenario You will be offered feedback at various points during the course and support will be readily available from your individual module tutors should you need advice or guidance at any time. We believe that constructive feedback is vital in helping you identify your strengths as well as the areas where you may need to put in more work.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B720
Institution code:
L51
Campus name:
Liverpool John Moores University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior to application applicants must have obtained grade 4 or grade C or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE.

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Audition

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Own Test


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval. The above fees are for 2021/22. Fees for 2022/23 are to be provided.
Midwifery at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS