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UCAS CODE: B720

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Midwifery will enable graduates to pursue a career in this sector although some diversity into the fields of public health, sexual or family health.In partnership with women, midwives promote and maintain health and prevent ill health in the mother and baby by means of empowerment, informed choice and health education.Guest speakers form part of the programme and students have benefitted from lectures by Maureen McSherry, Consultant Midwife, NHS Lanarkshire; Joanna Greenock, NES Project Midwife, Compassionate Connections; and Dr Mary Rose Davie, NES Project Manager on the history of midwifery.Career prospectsGraduates can register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Midwife. You can work as a Registered Midwife within a hospital or community setting in the UK or in EU countries. Job opportunities are excellent and starting salaries attractive. Most graduates work in midwifery although some diversify into the fields of public health, sexual health and family health.Placement/Work-based learningThe programme is 50% work-based experience, which is assessed and has academic credit. You will develop your skills in clinical practice by working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within large and small hospitals in urban and rural locations. Clinical placements are located in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Highland; Lanarkshire; Dumfries and Galloway; and Ayrshire and Arran Health Board areas.Study abroadYou may study abroad while gaining credit towards your degree at one of our 80 educational partner organisations.Professional recognitionThe programme carries UNICEF’s UK Baby Friendly Initiative accreditation for ensuring midwifery students are equipped with knowledge and skills to advise breastfeeding mothers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,000per year

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A level : CCC

Science subjects are preferred plus Maths, English Language & English Literature at GCSE Level.

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    119 60%

    55th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    12th

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