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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Being a midwife is a rewarding and exciting profession and with this course you'll confidently step into your career as 100% of our students have done.Bring your drive and dedication to become a successful midwife and we'll give you a course packed with all of the skills and experience you need to become a Nursing and Midwifery Council qualified midwife.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**You'll develop a sound knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology, together with a deep understanding of the psycho-social context of childbirth.And, our placement opportunities which account for 50% of the course mean that you'll often put your clinical skills into practice, giving you the confidence to ease into your career as a midwife.- Eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council immediately after graduating- Closely supported by passionate tutors who are experienced midwives and will bring their invaluable experience to their teaching- Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise, which will enhance your knowledge of topical issues and best practices- Boost your academic learning with practical sessions in our modern and up-to-date mock wards and clinical simulation facilities- Diverse placements - experience both city and rural healthcare systems, widening your nursing experience- Placement opportunity in the UK or abroad (including Germany, Spain Kenya and Uganda), enabling you to have first-hand experience of international midwifery- Excellent employment prospects thanks to our great contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers- Join a thriving student-run Midwifery Society- Study on our Fusehill Street Campus - a short walk from the historic and vibrant city of Carlisle - where you will have access to modern student social and study spaces- Guaranteed accommodation for first-year studentsYou’ll learn the theory, but you’ll always be putting it into practice so you can graduate, ready to walk into a career supporting women and their families through pregnancy, birth and postnatal period.So, if you dream of being a midwife and want to be among the 100% of our students who’ve moved into employment or further study within 6 months of graduating, then this is the course for you.This course will prepare you for a career as a midwife as defined in the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2019) Standards for Pre-registration Midwifery Education.You'll develop a sound knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology, together with a deep understanding of the psycho-social context of childbirth.Plus, we'll help you develop key self-awareness skills to evaluate your influence on clients, making you into an effective investigator, critical user of evidence and an excellent communicator.And, a practitioner who places women at the centre of care through a holistic approach that respects individual needs.The ability to travel will be a major factor of the course-please be aware of this when you apply.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

Maximum of 3 A'levels, to include 40 points in Biology or P.E.


University information

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University of Cumbria

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  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%



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