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Midwifery Honours, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The BSc Midwifery Honours at the Middlesex University is an extremely rewarding career and yet there is a shortfall of qualified professionals to meet a growing demand. The degree offers partnerships with many of London's most prestigious NHS hospitals and leads to professional status as a registered midwife.

About

Why study BSc Midwifery Honours at Middlesex University?

As a leading provider of midwifery training, our degree offers a perfect mix of theory and practice. 50% of the course is practical and carried out in our partner NHS hospitals - which include some of London's leading maternity units. Many of our graduates also start their careers with their placement host. 

The theoretical component prepares you for every aspect of the midwife's role, from learning the essential skills required to support families to prepare for parenthood to developing a thorough knowledge of antenatal and postnatal care. Upon graduation you will be armed with the confidence to offer counselling, guidance and care to women at all stages of pregnancy, from the initial hospital visit through to the 28th day following birth.

Course highlights

  • Your studies are supported by brand new state-of-the-art facilities including nursing skills labs and a separate building set up to deliver a range of high-fidelity simulations in areas such as resuscitation and dealing with seriously ill patients
  • Our industry-standard equipment allows you to gain practical skills and experience in a safe learning environment
  • This course has been developed in partnership with local NHS trusts so we are able to offer placements within leading maternity wards
  • Our team of dedicated academics and support staff ensure that you receive the highest standard of clinical training
  • This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to meet the highest standard of healthcare training

Careers

Career opportunities for midwives go beyond hospitals, with antenatal, labour and postnatal wards and neonatal units in the private sector and NHS. They include work in the community, local clinics, children's centres and GP surgeries.

Midwifery is a well-paid field with excellent career progression which can be enhanced with elements of research, teaching, practice development and management - including management at board level within an NHS trust.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

Year 1

  • Foundations of Midwifery 

  • Foundations of Professional Practice in Midwifery 
  • Midwifery Practice 1 
  • Midwifery Practice 2 

Year 2

  • Approaches to Health and Social Care Research 
  • Care of Mother and Baby with Complex Needs 
  • Midwifery Practice 3 
  • Wider Context of Midwifery 

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Midwifery Practice 4
  • Midwifery Practice 5 
  • Towards Autonomous Midwifery Practice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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General Requirements

  • 112 UCAS points
  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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