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Course summary

Become a midwife with BSc Midwifery at the University of Southampton. On your three-year Midwifery degree you will gain the skills to make a lasting impact on the lives of women and their families through your in-depth understanding of the physical, mental and social aspects of healthy and complex pregnancy and childbirth. This midwifery course is split equally between campus study and clinical placements. Many placements will be in the Princess Anne Hospital in Southampton, but you will experience a wide variety of other settings, including community midwifery, clinics and GP practices. There’s also the option to gain experience abroad in your second year. Research is a core element of your degree, and you’ll be able to do two research-based assignments on midwifery topics of your choice.

Modules

We have a varied range of modules for all years. Examples of core modules for year one will include: An Introduction to Professional Practice (Level 4) Practice Experience 1 (P1) Practice Experience 2 (P2) Humanising Safe and Compassionate Care Health Sciences for Midwifery Practice Year Requirement Module 1. For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page.

Assessment method

Assessments range from essays and exams to projects. These take place throughout the course to ensure that you are reaching the right levels of attainment. Your practical skills will be assessed whist you are on placement and recorded by your practice mentor.

Professional bodies

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

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B720
Institution code:
S27
Campus name:
Main Site - Highfield Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must hold GCSE English language (or GCSE English) (minimum grade 4/C) and mathematics (minimum grade 4/C) and Science (minimum grade 4/C) if not offered at a level 3 qualification. Recent relevant study within the last 3 years You may be required to attend a selection day. Satisfactory Occupational Health and Police Checks will be required. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/midwifery-degree-bsc#entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7with a minimum of 7.0 in Listening, Reading & Speaking and with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing.

Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
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

This course is not available to international applicants or applicants from the EU. Please see our website for further details and updates : www.southampton.ac.uk/uni-life/fees-funding.page
Midwifery at University of Southampton - UCAS