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Midwifery: Registered Midwife BSc (Hons)

University of Surrey

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Kate Granger Building (Surrey Research Park)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why choose this course**- Study a hands-on, clinical curriculum, aligned to the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative, where you’ll learn to meet the diverse needs of women and children, on a course ranked top 5 in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.- Access our Clinical Simulation Centre, including our maternity suite equipped with birthing pools, to practise real scenarios on lifelike mannequins and actors.- Spend half of your training in clinical placements, to practise your skills in healthcare settings like maternity units, under the supervision of qualified practitioners.- Learn from a multidisciplinary team of lecturers, who are all healthcare professionals with experience of working in the NHS. Many are also active researchers, investigating topics like maternal, child and family health.- Get the academic requirements needed to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to work as a midwife once you’ve graduated.**What you will study**On this course, you’ll gain experience of caring for individual women throughout antenatal, labour and postnatal periods. In your first year, you’ll study topics that are fundamental to midwifery, including concepts of caring, physical health sciences, and the politics, philosophy and practice of midwifery, ensuring you have a solid foundation upon which to build the rest of your degree. During your second year, you’ll gain an appreciation for complex midwifery care and how to effectively deal with emergencies such as breech births and hypertensive disorders. In your third year, you’ll study the broader context of midwifery, investigating cultural, social, racial and psychological perspectives of pregnancy, and maternal autonomy. You’ll learn about sexual and reproductive health, including how to effectively interpret gynaecological histories, IVF, and breast, cervical and ovarian screening. You’ll also develop the skills to care for obstetric patients experiencing critical ill health and understand the importance of early detection, to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. Throughout your studies, you’ll develop a responsive attitude to the needs of childbearing women and their families, reflected in your capacity to assess their needs, make judgements, and plan, implement and evaluate care.

Application deadline

26 January

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A level : BBB

Overall: BBBApplicants taking the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass.Recent study within the last 5 years required.We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.


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University of Surrey

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  • Campus address

    University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, England

37% of the university’s student population is from outside the UK – the University of Surrey is truly a global community.
The university has 140 nationalities in its international community.
Surrey has over 90 university partners across the world and works with a large network of education agents in other countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 77

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    151 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%



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