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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    APR

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Ranked **10th in the country for Nursing and Midwifery in the Best UK University Guardian League table (2021)** and consistently achieving a high students’ employment rate, you can be confident that you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge when you graduate.Our Midwifery course is studied over three years full-time. On completion of the course you will be awarded with a BSc (Hons) Midwifery degree and registration with the **Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)**. Our course is also **BFI accredited by Unicef** meaning that our Midwifery students will be equipped with knowledge and understanding of infant feeding to **UNICEF UK** standards. This standard is internationally recognised as a mark of excellence.You will have the opportunity to practice your midwifery skills in a simulated environment in our purpose built midwifery clinical skills laboratory. Each of the three years of the course comprise periods of theory and applied practice and you will be placed at one of three NHS Trust sites to gain practical experience: Kettering, Northampton and Milton Keynes. Career opportunities are wide ranging upon qualification, within and outside of the NHS. Initially after a period of preceptorship training and post-registration clinical experience, you can progress into fields such as clinical leadership, specialisms such as bereavement, teenage pregnancy and infant feeding, as well as education and research. Employment opportunities are available both in the UK and abroad.**By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**- You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).- Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.- Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.- We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** - Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise**- In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 77 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 60%

    40th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98.0 98%

    25th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    43rd

    1

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