Midwifery at University of Southampton - UCAS

Course summary

Become a midwife with BSc Midwifery at the University of Southampton, ranked 1st in the UK for Midwifery (Guardian University Guide 2024). On your three-year Midwifery degree you will gain the skills needed to make a lasting impact on the lives of women and their families through gaining an 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 also a core element of your degree and you’ll be able to take two research-based assignments on midwifery topics of your choice to shape your future career.


We have a varied range of modules for all years, to ensure you have the learning opportunities to deliver patient care confidently. Examples of core modules for year one 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 For full list of all modules available, please visit the course page. Please note: information included was correct at time of publication, March 2024.

Assessment method

Throughout your degree you'll be supported to achieve your best in assessments by our vibrant Health Sciences community, your Personal Academic Tutor, and your Practice Mentor. Assessment methods 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

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

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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.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

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

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

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

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