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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Learn the skills that will help you to be a knowledgeable, respectful and compassionate midwife
  • Care for women, newborn infants and their families
  • Respond to increasing complexity in antenatal care

This is an exciting and innovative course covering all aspects of 21st-century midwifery. You’ll learn to practise as the lead professional for the care of women and newborn infants, partners and families, as well as working in integrated care teams.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

The course is designed to promote independent lifelong learning, with half of the programme spent in study and half spent on a clinical placement You’ll learn with, from and about students from other health and social care courses. This ensures you have a sound basis in midwifery and an understanding of how other professionals contribute to health and social care services.

You learn through

  • practice placements
  • lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials
  • practical sessions
  • independent learning
  • technology-enhanced learning
  • Oxford Medical Simulation virtual reality software for remote or on-campus learning.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • clinical midwifery
  • specialisms such as smoking cessation, bereavement care, perinatal mental health, sonography, substance misuse and teenage pregnancy
  • consultant midwifery, with specific responsibility for leading and developing midwifery services
  • management positions in clinical midwifery, such asatron, lead midwife or head of midwifery services
  • research midwifery
  • lecturing
  • further study, such as health visiting and masters and doctoral education

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in

  • hospital and community midwifery environments
  • health centres
  • GP surgeries
  • the armed forces
  • education

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 128

From A levels including at least 40 points from a biological science or BTEC National qualifications with biology modules. We do not accept AS Levels or general studies. For example:ABB at A Level including biology or human biology.DDM in BTEC Extended Diploma from a relevant subject(s).

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 77 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 59%

    48th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    46th

    5

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