Midwifery at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

Midwifery

University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Undergraduate

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About This Course Is there anything more amazing than the miracle of life? The first heartbeat. The first gasp for air. The first cry. The physically and emotionally exhausting rollercoaster that parents go through. Train to be a Midwife, and you’ll be playing a central role in one of the most amazing, and sometimes challenging, journeys in any family’s life. One day you could be celebrating a pregnancy; another you could find yourself consoling a family for the loss of one. It’s a completely unique career that comes loaded with responsibility – and rewards. At UEA you'll be part of a university that is ranked in the top five in the UK for nursing (The Complete University Guide 2019) and you will gain invaluable experience on placement. Overview Balanced between theoretical study and placement-based practice, our Midwifery degree will equip you with all the skills, knowledge and leadership qualities you need to excel as a midwife. You’ll graduate ready to help mothers navigate their pregnancies as their lead practitioner in all normal midwifery care, and able to manage and coordinate more complex care for those in difficult circumstances. A midwife needs be able to assess every case then make the right judgement. Throughout the course you’ll study the latest research underpinning current midwifery practices, and develop both your critical analysis and ability to evaluate evidence. You’ll then consolidate your learning by putting it into practice while on placement. Clinical placements are undertaken regularly during the course and cover every aspect of midwifery practice. You’ll work with professionals from multiple professional disciplines, gaining unique insights into the practices and perspectives of healthcare providers across the board. Our degree will also help you to develop in-depth knowledge and clinical skills related to the examination of newborns, and on successful completion of all course components you’ll gain the Neonatal and Infant Physical Examiner qualification. And you’ll learn how to support new mothers emotionally and physically as they breastfeed and bond with their babies. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website: www.uea.ac.uk

Course details


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How to apply

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Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Course codeB720
Institution code E14
Campus nameMain Site
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Critical Thinking and General Studies are not accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM in a Health, Care or Science subject.
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits M: 15 credits in a Health, Care or Science subject.
Scottish Higher AAABB
Scottish Advanced Higher BCC A combination of Advanced Highers and Highers may be acceptable.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points If no GCSE equivalent is held, offer will include Mathematics and English requirements.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal Principal subjects and A level combinations are considered - please contact us.

GCSEs at grade 4 or C including English Language and Mathematics. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website www.uea.ac.uk or email admissions@uea.ac.uk Selection is also by interview. Any offer made will be subject to a satisfactory second reference, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service screening, Occupational Health check and acceptance of Regional Clinical Placements.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview

Other

Second reference Acceptance of regional clinical placements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) at the following level: • IELTS: 7.0 overall (minimum 7.0 in any component)

We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Midwifery at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS