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UCAS CODE: B720

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

**PLEASE NOTE - To apply for the March 2023 intake of this course, please select ‘deferred entry start date’ in Apply 2022** Our Midwifery Studies degree is designed to help you become a competent, confident and autonomous practitioner with the knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career. Learning from experienced midwives and gaining real-world experience in a variety of healthcare settings, you’ll be able to prepare to make a difference in the lives of women and their families. * The course is designed by midwives for midwives and regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). * You’ll undertake clinical placements throughout the course in a range of settings including birth centres, midwife-led units, labour suites, antenatal/postnatal wards, as well as in the community. * We’ll help you learn how to provide individualised care for the mother and baby throughout pregnancy, labour, childbirth and the early days of parenthood. * You’ll be encouraged to build your communication and interpersonal skills alongside the theoretical and practical learning. * You’ll have the opportunity to hear the experiences and viewpoints from service users and carers, who are part of the Public Partnership Group. Many different cultural, social and health-related influences affect child-bearing women. On this course, we know just how important it is for student midwives to learn about midwifery in context, to gain a broad perspective on the delivery of care and to be supported by enthusiastic lecturers who know exactly what it’s like to be a midwife. Throughout the course you’ll have the opportunity to build excellent knowledge of the theory of midwifery. Across all areas of teaching, we focus on the promotion of normality, health and the safe management of pregnancy, to ensure the best possible outcomes for parents and the newborn. Professional links and accreditation: This course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - http://www.nmc.org.uk/ Whilst studying this course you are not currently required to register as a member with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), however you must follow their codes of conduct. The course has UNICEF UK Baby Friendly accreditation. NHS Funding: Students studying this course may be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the NHS Learning Support Fund Website - https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : ABB

including a Biological Science, but excluding General Studies. The endorsement for practical work is an essential part of Science A Level study, and is a requirement for entry to our degree courses.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    55th

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 77 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    133 63%

    29th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    11th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    43rd

    30

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