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Midwifery (Pre-Registration) BSc (Hons)

Teesside University

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Full-time | Teesside University | 3 Years | 18-JAN-21
  • Full-time | Teesside University | 3 Years | 18-JAN-21
  • Full-time | Teesside University | 3 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B720

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    100th

    8
  • Subject Ranking

    49th

    2 (Nursing)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    124

  • Graduate Prospects

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    98

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.20

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    18-JAN-21

Course Summary

**Summary**: The midwifery degree at Teesside University provides you with the knowledge and skills to develop an exciting and rewarding career. Midwives work in partnership with women providing support, advice and care, enabling them to make informed choices during pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.**Course details**: The midwife’s role encompasses health promotion and health education for women and their families within a multicultural society to enhance their own and their family’s health. Midwifery requires competent, accountable and problem-solving practitioners, with good communication skills to meet the high expectations and demands of women and their families and also that of current practice. As with all healthcare professionals the public place a high level of expectation and trust in their midwife and therefore to work in this sector it is essential that you are able to demonstrate the core values embedded within the NHS Constitution. These are as follows: working together for patients, respect and dignity, commitment to quality of care, compassion, improving lives and everyone counts. This programme prepares you to meet the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's standards for pre-registration midwifery education (NMC, 2009). Throughout the programme, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to travel to your placement area and work a shift pattern rota which includes night duty, weekends and bank holidays.**After the course**: On successful completion of the programme you will gain eligibility to apply for registration as a midwife on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Professional Register. The knowledge and experience gained will provide you with the opportunity to have an exciting and rewarding career. Registered Midwife Status is recognised internationally and career opportunities are available both at home and abroad. New posts, roles and responsibilities are constantly evolving, both in community and hospital settings.

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  • UCAS Tariff
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  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Details

112-128 UCAS tariff points required from three A levels including a science, preferably biology. Plus GCSEs grade C or above in English Language, mathematics and science or key skills/functional skills level 3 in communication and application of number. Successful interview, completed work based risk assessment, satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check required. Evidence of relevant level 3 study within the last 3 years.

University information

University Ranking

100th

About this University

Teesside University is a friendly, modern university based on a vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England. The university has recently invested more than £270m in its campus and facilities and offers a range of courses and study options. It is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further enhance the students' experience.

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Teesside University

Borough Road

Middlesbrough

TS1 3BX

UNITED KINGDOM