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UCAS CODE: B722

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc

  • Location

    Lanarkshire Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Within the next decade, there will be new challenges and opportunities for midwives to develop their roles as practitioners, partners and leaders in delivering and shaping future maternity services (Midwifery 2020, 2010)Our course will give you the education and skills to embrace this challenge.Year one focuses on normality in the childbirth process, receiving specialist education in relation to life and social sciences, adaptation to pregnancy, and basic caring practical midwifery skills. You are introduced to midwifery practice during the pre-conceptual, prenatal, intranatal and postnatal periods; key public health issues; and professional, ethical and legal issues.The degree programme is provided on a full time basis of no less than three years duration and must be completed within 5 years (including interruptions). Practice placements are available throughout NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde; NHS Ayrshire and Arran; NHS Lanarkshire; NHS Highland and NHS Dumfries and Galloway.This course is for graduates that wish to enter the field of Midwifery to care for expectant mothers, during labour and after.**Accreditation**Our course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You will be eligible for registration as a registered midwife with the NMC.**Placement Opportunities**While on our Midwifery course you will undertake a practice placements in one of the following Health Boards:NHS Greater Glasgow & ClydeNHS Ayrshire and ArranNHS LanarkshireNHS HighlandNHS Dumfries and GallowayYou will also have one placement outwith the acute maternity sector.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,325per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

T Level : M

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University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 77 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    121 58%

    53rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    55th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    8th

    4

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