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Anglia Ruskin University

Midwifery

UCAS Code: B720

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

Entry requirements


120 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels (or equivalent).

Access to Higher Education Diploma (science or health based preferred). Applicants will be required to successfully pass the full course with at least 9 level 3 credits at Merit and 21 level 3 credits at Distinction. Applicants should also have GCSEs in English Language, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above, including English, Maths and Science.

120 UCAS Tariff points acquired from BTEC Level 3 Diplomas are accepted, related subjects are preferred, a minimum of 60 guided learning hours must come from a Science unit.

120 UCAS Tariff points from Scottish Highers are accepted. 120 UCAS Tariff points from Scottish Advanced Highers are accepted.

UCAS Tariff

120

UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels (or equivalent).

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Midwifery

Midwifery is an exciting, rewarding career thats always evolving and changing. On this highly practical course, youll develop the skills and confidence you need to make a significant contribution to the health of women, babies and families. Modern midwives do much more than assist with birth. They work closely with other healthcare professionals to support women throughout pregnancy and childbirth.This course will help you develop into a competent midwife whos able to work as a team member or leader. Your time will be divided equally between classroom study and supervised placements. Youll learn to assess individual women and to plan, implement and evaluate care that meets the needs of mother, baby and family. Youll recognise and respond to factors that affect the physical, emotional and social well-being of mothers and babies, too. And youll build essential problem-solving skills while learning to work with professionals from a range of disciplines.Nursing and Midwifery Council logoWere dedicated to the continual improvement of every aspect of healthcare, and to delivering the values set out in the NHS Constitution.Youll be linked to one of our eight NHS healthcare trust partners for your placements.If you study in Cambridge, youll do your placement at Cambridge, Huntingdon or Peterborough.If you study in Chelmsford, youll do your placement at Chelmsford, Southend, Basildon, Harlow or Colchester.On campus, youll attend lectures Monday-Friday. On placement, youll work shifts (including nights, weekends and bank holidays). Youll have seven weeks non-negotiable annual holiday two weeks over Christmas and New Year, two weeks in spring, and three weeks in summer.

Modules

Year one, core modules

Fundamentals of Midwifery Practice 1
Fundamentals of Midwifery Practice 2
Knowledge, Research and Evidence in Midwifery Practice
Fundamental Midwifery Skills

Year two, core modules

Midwifery Care for the Woman and Infant with Complex Needs
Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Midwifery Care
Emergency Midwifery Skills
Developing Professional Midwifery Skills

Year three, core modules

Newborn Infant Physical Examination
Collaborative Professional Working
Advancing Midwifery Skills
Undergraduate Major Project

Assessment methods

We use a range of assessment methods to help you and your tutors measure your progression on this course. Besides exams, these include essays, observed practice assessments, presentations and a portfolio of clinical practice. You’ll be assessed and graded in practice by the midwives who mentor you on your placements.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Cambridge Campus

Chelmsford Campus

Department:

School of Nursing and Midwifery

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

84%
med
Midwifery

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Midwifery

Teaching and learning

99%
Staff make the subject interesting
96%
Staff are good at explaining things
95%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
99%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

86%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
89%
Course specific equipment and facilities
72%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
13%
Male students
87%
Female students
83%
2:1 or above
7%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Nursing

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

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Average annual salary
100%
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Employed or in further education
85%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Health professionals
1%
Caring personal services
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Midwifery

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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