University of Chester

Midwifery University of Chester Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our course will prepare you to become a driven, reflective, safe practitioner. After completing the course, you will be able to register as a midwife on the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) professional register. Many of our graduates have progressed to work as advanced midwife practitioners, ward managers or have specialised roles within safeguarding, perinatal mental health, fetal medicine, public health, normality, homebirth teams or in caring for specific groups, such as teenagers.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

Assessment of theory includes examinations, essays, and critical incidents, reflections on practice, presentations and case studies.

Practice is assessed using skills assessments, structured examinations and assessment of professional behaviour.

All assessment meets the criteria set out by the NMC.

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.

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B720
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points To include A Level Biology or a suitable equivalent.
A level BBB - BBC To include A Level Biology, Human Biology or Applied Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM - DMM In the subject Applied Science. Other BTEC subjects will be considered but must be combined with A Level Biology, Human Biology or Applied Science.

Please note we do not accept Health and Social Care in place of Biology.
Access to HE Diploma Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit or above and 15 Level 3 Biology credits at Distinction
Scottish Higher BBBB Including Biology or Human Biology
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points Including 5 in HL Biology
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3 Including Biology or Human Biology

Applicants must have GCSE Maths and English at grade C (or grade 4) or above. Please note we do not consider Level 2 equivalent qualifications.

A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs.

FETAC Level 5 (Major Award) with Biology or Human Biology at Distinction and the remaining subjects at Merit.

Please note that applicants must also have evidence of recent study within the last 5 years.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
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

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

08081642710

Fax: 01244 511603

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday's 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Except: Thursday 16th August 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 17th August 8:00 am to 6:30 pm, Saturday 18th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 19th August 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Course contact details

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