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Midwifery with NMC Registration BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Uxbridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note: this course is subject to validation.****Course Overview**Our aim is to produce midwives that at the point of registration are not only safe and effective, but compassionate and skilled autonomous practitioners, with advocacy at the heart of practice. So, if you’re looking for a degree that will equip you with the skills to become a well-rounded midwife, our course is for you.When studying with us, your education will be delivered locally, and you will also complete a local placement. Not only does this give you an opportunity to live and stay local whilst studying, but it also ensures you will be highly employable upon graduation by the trust where you train. Opportunities for employability across the rest of the UK will also be available due to a current high demand for midwives across the sector.Our new and exciting curriculum has been developed in conjunction with partner trusts and service users to develop the Future Midwife and Continuity of Care and Carer national model. Upon completion of the course you will gain professional registration to the Nursing and Midwifery Council.**Course Details**Whilst exact course structure is to be confirmed and subject to validation, the NMC standards are at the heart of this curriculum. This ensures that during your time at Buckinghamshire New University you will gain skills that enable you to provide effective, evidence based and person-centred care as a qualified midwife. The curriculum will also build up your knowledge and depth of normal physiological processes to facilitate pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period. Upon completion of the course you will be able to optimise normal physiological processes, support safe physical, psychological, social cultural and spiritual situations, work to promote positive outcomes and be able to anticipate and prevent complications.Theoretical components of the course will comprise of:- Physiological process of pregnancy, labour, birth and postpartum period- Caring for women with additional needs- Neonatal Life support- Obstetric emergencies- Anatomy, Physiology and pharmacology- Research methods and application to evidence-based practice- Public health and the wellbeing of all women, including those in vulnerable client groups- Ethics and how these apply to the autonomous midwife practitioner- Equity, cultural awareness and the understanding of health inequalitiesTheoretical teaching will consist of a range of lectures, seminars, digital virtual learning and tutorials. Some of the teaching will be face-to-face contact, some will be directed or guided learning and some will be independent learning.Theoretical assessments will include a combination of presentations, essay’s, exams, OSCE’s (Observed Structured Clinical examinations) and Viva’s (oral examinations) to allow for all learners to exceed. Assessment is also 50% practice-based assessment throughout the course, which is conducted by Midwifery supervisors and assessors, with support of academic assessors.The course is delivered from both our Aylesbury and Uxbridge campuses, with access to excellent simulation suites on both sites. This includes up to date equipment allowing for the simulation of midwifery skills to enable the learner to develop in a safe environment.50% of your time on the course will be spent on a clinical placement and local trusts will provide you with placement areas in a wide range of maternity services. On your local placement with a trust partner, you will gain exposure to a diverse demographic of women, partners and families. You will cover the entire continuum of care, preparing you for the Continuity of Care and Carer model currently being implemented nationally. You will also become skilled in caring for women with and without additional needs and

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,750per year

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

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112 - 136

A typical offer will require a UCAS Tariff score between 112-136 points; or an Access to Midwifery qualification (minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction, 12 at Merit, and 3 at Pass).


University information

Buckinghamshire New University

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  • Campus address

    Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2JZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    95 48%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%



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