Course summaryThis course achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016. See our NSS news story to find out more.
This course aims to enable qualified nurses to move into the midwifery profession and will enable you to become a competent and qualified midwife.
Why choose this course?
This course is taught by expert staff and facilitates a partnership of learning between you, the practice environment and the University. We endeavour to recognise each student's individuality as well as their prior knowledge and experience.
The curriculum is evidence-based, with a 50 percent practice element. The teaching methods on this course include lectures, tutorials, group work, workshops, e-learning and independent study. The content of the curriculum is also supported by a Simulation Centre which boasts state-of-the-art facilities to enable you to participate in a range of practical skills to prepare you for the maternity practice environment.
We have strong links with professional bodies to help develop our courses and we also place a key focus on developing the skills needed for life-long learning.
Please note that lectures will be held in both the Berkshire and the Brentford campus.
This course is accredited by Unicef's Baby Friendly Initiative. Baby Friendly accreditation is based on a set of interlinking evidence-based standards for maternity, health visiting, neonatal and children's centres services. See the Unicef website to find out more.
Career and study progression
Your degree can take you anywhere, but some of the most popular career paths for graduates are working within the NHS Trusts in London and surrounding areas or in the private sector.
You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you've already studied, or to explore something new.
For more details please see the Career and study progression section.
Other options available for BSc (Hons) Midwifery (Shortened)
- Full time - September 2017, Brentford site
- Full time - September 2017, Berkshire Institute for Health
- Full time - September 2018, Berkshire Institute for Health
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.