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BSc (Hons) Midwifery

University of Worcester
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Worcester
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Worcester
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BSc (Hons) Midwifery

About this program

BSc (Hons) Midwifery

The BSc Midwifery at the University of Worcester is a highly evaluated, successful program which provides excellent teaching and clinical practice experiences.

Midwives enjoy the unique privilege of a career caring for mother, their babies and the whole family. At Worcester, you will not only gain the skills and experience needed to become a confident, competent and caring midwife, you will also develop the intellectual tools to help you shape the future direction of the profession by generating new ideas and evaluating innovative ways of working.

The teaching team is dedicated to supporting students and constantly strive to further their academic careers thereby maintaining excellence in their field. Students consistently receive positive feedback on performance and professional conduct from women and their families. Student satisfaction was recorded at 100% in the 2020 NSS Survey.

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Admission requirements

  • Offers based on 120 UCAS tariff points
  • Typical offer is BBB
  • Must include a minimum of one relevant subject e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, PE, Sociology, or Health and Social Care

OR

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 level 3 credits - 24 at distinction and the remainder at merit

OR

  • BTEC Diploma (Health & Social Care preferred)
  • DDM

AND

  • 5 GCSE passes to include English and Maths at grade C/4 or above. Functional skills level 2 Mathematics is accepted as an alternative. Please note that functional skills level 2 English is not accepted. Those applying via an Access course only need to meet the requirements for English and Maths.
  • Evidence of contributing to the health/well-being of young people/adults, for example:
    • Duke of Edinburgh award scheme
    • Mentor/Leader in any young person's organisation
    • Volunteering
    • Caring for vulnerable individuals in a community or hospital setting
    • Doula/antenatal educator

English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English and who are required to provide a language test certificate as evidence of their proficiency must ensure that it is, or is comparable to, IELTS level 7.0 with no element below 6.5. (HCPC 2013)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Foundation Midwifery Skills
  • Leading Universal Care for Women and Families
  • Universal Care of the Newborn
  • Introduction to Evidence-based Practice
  • Foundation Midwifery Practice

Year 2

  • Developing Midwifery Skills
  • Coordinating Additional Care for Women and Families
  • Additional Care of the Newborn
  • Apply Evidence to Practice
  • Developing Midwifery Practice

Year 3

  • Consolidating Midwifery Care
  • Holistic Examination of the Newborn
  • Dissertation
  • Consolidating Midwifery Practice

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

You are taught through a combination of structured lecturers, seminars, case studies, directed and independent study, group work including scenario, problem and enquiry based learning, group and individual tutorials, with the additional support of e-learning strategies using the virtual learning environment. There will be input from other agencies, service users and professionals as appropriate.

Tuition

  • UK/EU students: £9,250 per year.
  • International students: £13,100 per year.

Career paths

You are taught through a combination of structured lecturers, seminars, case studies, directed and independent study, group work including scenario, problem and enquiry based learning, group and individual tutorials, with the additional support of e-learning strategies using the virtual learning environment. There will be input from other agencies, service users and professionals as appropriate.

About this institute

University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is a public campus based university located in the charming city of Worcester - where lively city culture and idyllic rural beauty combine to offer the best of both worlds. The University of...


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