Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast - UCAS

Course summary

This three-year degree programme integrates theory and practice, preparing students for an outstanding career in Midwifery. Students will spend 50 per cent of their time in class learning midwifery theory and clinical skills, and 50 per cent of their time with one of our internationally-recognised training partners in a wide variety of clinical and community settings. Our highly-trained midwifery teaching staff are actively engaged in practice and our personal tutor system for student support is very well regarded. There are also opportunities for elective placements with one of our international partners in the final year of study.

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

International applicants

For information on international qualification equivalents, please check the specific information for your country at: http://www.qub.ac.uk/International/International-students/Your-Country/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Mathematics and a Science subject at grade B or better. Scottish National 5 Mathematics and a Science subject at grade B or better.

Additional entry requirements


Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £20800 Year 1
International £20800 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

* NI and ROI students - No fee for commissioned students / £7,800 for non-commissioned students. All students entering this programme are required to undergo an enhanced disclosure check with Access NI which costs approximately £33. In Year 1 students must buy a uniform from a QUB-selected uniform supplier (approximate cost £190), and a name badge (approximate cost £10). All students on this programme will undertake clinical placements, which can be anywhere in Northern Ireland. Students are responsible for funding travel, accommodation and subsistence costs. These costs vary depending on the location and duration of the placements. Some reimbursement may be available for funded students. Students may wish to buy a Fob Watch or Pinard Horn, approximate cost £15. Non-funded students pay a placement charge which is for facilitating the clinical placement. It is collected by the Student Finance Office and is passed on to our placement provider partners. The approximate cost for 2024-25 is £4,500 per year. Please note that students on an NHS funded place cannot apply for loan funding from Student Finance NI. To be eligible for a commissioned (funded) place, students must normally be resident in NI or RoI for at least 3 years before the start of the programme. More information is available in the Bursaries Booklet, available here: Filetoupload,765815,en.pdf (qub.ac.uk) Link to website with information: Undergraduate | School of Nursing and Midwifery | Queen's University Belfast (qub.ac.uk)

Sponsorship information

GB students (England, Scotland, Wales) are not entitled to a commissioned place with associated funding (tuition fees, and maintenance allowance from the NI Department of Health) and a decision as to whether or not we can admit GB students with funding from the Student Loans Company has not yet been decided. Clarification on this position is currently being sought and further information will be available in due course.

Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast - UCAS