University of West London

Midwifery University of West London Degree level: Undergraduate

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This three year BSc (Hons) Midwifery pre-registration course aims to develop midwives who are competent and confident to practice in current and future maternity care settings.

We have developed the curriculum with NHS providers to give you the academic and professional qualifications you need to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) as a midwife.

The course focuses strongly on normality in childbirth, as well as recognising when referral is required. You will learn how to manage complex situations and engage with current research and evidence to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to provide a high standard of care.

You will also learn to work as a professional both autonomously and as part of a multidisciplinary team, to give women and their families the best care possible in a safe and supportive environment.

Breastfeeding Initiative logoThis course is accredited by Unicef’s Baby Friendly Initiative. Baby Friendly accreditation is based on a set of interlinking evidence-based standards for maternity, health visiting, neonatal and children’s centres services. See the Unicef website to find out more.

Your degree can take you anywhere. Once qualified, you may choose to work within the community, a hospital, as part of a case loading team or in the private sector.

You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English, Mathematics and Science at grade C or above. A further 2 subjects at grade C or above are required.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Applicants for this course are required to pass an English and Mathematics assessment (online at home), and attend a values based interview (on campus) with an academic, clinician and a service user/carer (https://www.nmc.org.uk/standards/code/).

Other

We recommend applicants have:
• Some study in the past five years
• Experience of working in a health/social care setting (paid/voluntary)
Applicants need to ensure they meet, or are working towards meeting the entry criteria at the time of application. One satisfactory reference needs to be provided with the application form.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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University of West London
St Mary's Road
Ealing
W5 5RF


Course contact details

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0800 036 8888