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Midwifery (Blended Learning) BSc (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Do you have the drive and ambition to become the best midwife you can be?**Ranked 2nd in Yorkshire and the Humber for nursing and midwifery, the University of Leeds is proud to be one of just four UK institutions to offer a blended learning degree in midwifery in partnership with Health Education England (HEE).This blended learning midwifery degree is an innovative and accessible way to begin your pathway to becoming the best midwife you can be. Our flexible approach will allow you to balance the course with other commitments you may have such as caring responsibilities.Developed in partnership with The Leeds Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) and some of our current students, you’ll benefit from the real life experiences and perspectives of women and families.You’ll have access to all the innovative technologies available at Leeds such as simulation and augmented and virtual reality while still gaining essential practice experience on campus, in practice settings and within Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and York District Hospital.This course will enable you to become a future-focused midwife who has the competence and confidence to think critically and deliver high-quality, compassionate and evidence-informed care. You’ll develop resilience and become a role model for other professionals and the women, birthing people and families you’ll provide care to.You’ll be taught how to work inclusively with all women, birthing people, their families and others involved in care.**Accreditation**Students who successfully complete this programme will be able to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).**Course content**This course is underpinned by the NMC (2019) Future Midwife standards that recognise the vital role that midwives play in leading and coordinating compassionate, evidence-based care.Our integrated curriculum means that we’ll provide you with a holistic view of care, allowing you to experience aspects of professional practice, applied practice, the cultural/biopsycho-social-spiritual model and evidence-base, whilst recognising the complexity of maternity care provision.You’ll start by considering what it means to be midwife. You’ll learn how to work in partnership with women, birthing people and families. You’ll discover how to be an educator and facilitator, supporting not only other students and team members, but empowering women and birthing people and their families towards optimal health and well-being.You’ll learn to recognise and understand inequalities in health and the effect that this has on access to services as well as ways to reduce these. This will include vulnerable and marginalised populations and explore the relationship between mental health and physical health and the impact of pre-existing conditions. You’ll also learn how to provide care and support to women, birthing people and new-born infants requiring medical, obstetric, neonatal, mental health, social care and other services.By the end of the course, you’ll be able to provide autonomous care and promote optimal health and wellbeing for women, birthing people, new-born infants and families, work effectively within a team, supervise others and be a leader of care.**Clinical placements**Our Midwifery programme consists of 50% academic work and 50% clinical practice. You’ll undertake your placements within Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and York District Hospital where you’ll rotate through all the clinical aspects of midwifery practice, in the community and on hospital wards – antenatal and postnatal care, transitional care and working on the delivery suite. You’ll have the opportunity to work in a large regional unit and a smaller district unit. You’ll also gain exposure to nursing settings during the course, to enable you to develop rele

Application deadline

26 January

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A level : ABB

A-level: ABB including biology at grade A or B. Not general studies or critical thinking.5 GCSE’S at grade C or above to include Science, Maths and English at grade B.

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 77 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    147 71%

    6th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    11th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    63rd

    6

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