Midwifery at City, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

City's BMid Midwifery degree prepares students for a rewarding career as a midwife. Students combine theoretical study with clinical experience in a range of settings, working with London’s diverse populations in leading hospitals and community settings. This course is designed for students looking for a rewarding career supporting women and their families through pregnancy and childbirth. Graduates of this degree are eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and will be qualified to practice as a midwife in the UK and overseas (additional qualifications may be required in some countries) Students benefit from outstanding teaching, facilities and practice placements at London’s leading hospitals and trusts. Teaching is a combination of classroom based theory, simulated practice in our specialist Clinical Skills Centre and clinical placements. The course is taught by academics who are registered midwives with a diverse range of experience over many specialist areas within the midwifery profession. Many of our academic team are actively involved in research, generating new knowledge which directly affects today’s practice and the curriculum of this course. Our graduates secure employment with trusts including Barts Health NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation.

Modules

During this three-year BMid Midwifery degree, you will be supported to develop your autonomy and accountability as a midwife. You will learn the professional knowledge and practical skills to care for women during pregnancy, childbirth and the immediate postnatal period. Practice experience is a vital part of the BMid Midwifery degree and enables you to put theory into practice and use your skills in a variety of real-life contexts. This includes mandatory learning in the workplace, which comprises 50% of your degree on clinical placement. Year 1: Develop skills, professional knowledge and an understanding of the midwife’s role. Put theory into practice with clinical placements in hospital, midwifery-led units, and women’s homes. Core modules: - The midwife as scientist 1: General principles of anatomy & physiology (15 credits) - The midwife as scholar 1: Finding evidence (15 credits) - The midwife in society 1: What is public health? (15 credits) - The midwife as advocate and ambassador 1: Introducing professional issues (30 credits) - The midwife as skilled practitioner 1: Beginning principles & practice (45 credits) Year 2 Build upon previous knowledge and experience, and deepen the understanding of midwifery studying complex pregnancy and birth and working in partnership with women and multidisciplinary teams. Core modules: - The midwife as scientist 2: Anatomy & physiology for maternal health (15 credits) - The midwife as scholar 2: Critiquing evidence (15 credits) - The midwife in society 2: Public health role of the midwife (15 credits) - The midwife as advocate and ambassador 2: Developing professional issues (30 credits) - The midwife as skilled practitioner 2: Developing principles & practice (45 credits) Year 3: Consolidate your skills and knowledge and develop your confidence to work independently as you prepare for professional practice. Core modules: - The midwife as scientist 3: Anatomy & physiology for neonatal health (15 credits) - The midwife as scholar 3: Generating evidence (15 credits) - The midwife in society 3: Today’s public health agenda (15 credits) - The midwife as advocate and ambassador 3: Consolidating professional issues (30 credits) - The midwife as skilled practitioner 3: Consolidating principles & practice (45 credits)

Assessment method

You will be assessed using a variety of methods, depending on module choices: - Essays - Midwifery Practice Assessment Document - Case studies - Written examinations (short answer questions, multiple choice questions, seen scenario) - Presentations - Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) - Enquiry-Based Learning (EBL) - Dissertation - Projects - Drug Calculations - Critique of research - On-line quizzes and activities - Self-assessment on-line activities. The balance of assessment by examination, practical examination and assessment by coursework will to some extent depend on the optional modules you choose. - Year 1 assessment includes ongoing practical assessment of clinical skills. - Year 2 assessment includes 1 practical exam and ongoing practical assessment of clinical skills. - Year 3 assessment includes 1 practical exam and ongoing practical assessment of clinical skills.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B715
Institution code:
C60
Campus name:
City, University of London
Campus code:
L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

http://www.city.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/midwifery

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, we will require evidence of English language proficiency.

https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/courses/undergraduate/midwifery

https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/courses/undergraduate/midwifery


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Midwifery at City, University of London - UCAS