Midwifery BSc (Hons)

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Overview

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UCAS code: B741 120 UCAS points
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time
    • Pound 9250 Per year

What makes this course different

  • Placements

    Placements which will include BHRUT and Bart’s Health among other key community providers.

  • Cutting edge simulation facilities

    Take advantage of the cutting edge simulation facilities during your course.

  • Leading practitioners

    Teaching staff with longstanding clinically based experience.

Course modules

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Biosciences in midwifery

Mental wealth and the professional midwife

Universal care in pregnancy and birth

Public Health and the Midwife

Professional Midwifery Practice 1

Promoting Excellence as a Midwifery Scholar

Complexity in pregnancy

Care and Assessment of the Newborn Infant

Complexity in Labour and Postnatal Care

Professional Midwifery Practice 2

Maternity and Neonatal Urgent and Emergency Care

Preparation for registration

Midwifery Leadership and Management

Service innovation - promoting excellence

Professional Midwifery Practice 3

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

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Your future career

We offer dedicated careers support, and further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. Our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting-edge technologies and facilities.

Industry links

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Graduate employers

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Job roles

You will become a professional midwife registered with the NMC. Later on, after gaining experience, you can become a midwife consultant and other different routes will open to you, such as education and specialised roles.

Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our 
Career Coach portal.

Further study

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How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

This digital platform provides you with careers and employability resources, including:

  • Jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services 
  • Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you've mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

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We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top:

  • Work-based projects
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations
  • Support in starting a new business
  • London on our doorstep

How you'll learn

When not attending timetabled lectures or workshops, you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study. This will typically involve skills development through online study, reading journal articles and books, working on individual and group projects and preparing coursework assignments and presentations. Your independent learning is supported by a range of excellent facilities including online resources, specialist facilities, such as game labs, the library, the full Microsoft Office software, including MS Teams, and Moodle: our Virtual Learning Environment.

    Guided independent study

    When not attending timetabled lectures you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study.

    Academic support

    Our academic support team provides help in a range of areas - including learning and disability support. Support will also include personal tutorials and feedback.

    Dedicated personal tutor

    When you arrive, we'll introduce you to your personal tutor. This is the member of staff who will support you throughout the programme.

    Workload

    The programme's total hours are 4600 hours which comprises 2300 hours of theory and 2300 hours of clinical practice over the 3 years. All missed time in clinical practice and theory must be made up.

    Your timetable

    Your individualised timetable is normally available to students within 48 hours of enrolment. Whilst we make every effort to ensure timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place on any day of the week between 9.00am and 6.00pm. For undergraduate students, Wednesday afternoons are normally reserved for sports and cultural activities, but there may be occasions when this is not possible. Timetables for part-time students will depend on the modules selected.

    Class sizes

    This course has a typical class size of 30 students.

How you'll be assessed

Coursework will include presentations, practical exams, workbooks and research-based assignments. The approximate percentages for this course are:

Campus and facilities

Water Lane, Stratford

Who teaches this course

This course is delivered by the School of Health, Sport and Bioscience.

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

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