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BSc (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

120

% applicants receiving offers

16%

Subjects
  • Nursing
Student score
75% LOW
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£18.5k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Normally 300 points from a maximum of 3 A Levels including at least one of the following subjects at grade B or above Health and Social Care; Biology; Sports Science; Chemistry; Physics; Psychology; Sociology. A maximum of 40 points from AS level. General Studies is not accepted

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
MDD

BTEC in Health and Social Care or Applied Science required.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MDD

Health and Social Care or Applied Science required.

International Baccalaureate
30

30+ Points, including at least one of biology, Chemistry, physics or psychology at Higher Level.

UCAS tariff points
120

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

16%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The Midwifery BSc (Hons) prepares you for a unique role within healthcare, giving you the skills and experience to excel in a demanding career that carries a great deal of responsibility, while offering a lot of satisfaction. This course is professionally accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Benefit from recent faculty investment of £12 million, our dedicated midwifery clinical suite has been developed to replicate real-life settings and includes a state-of-the-art new birthing pool, allowing you to put theory in to practice. Opportunities exist to undertake clinical placements in local hospitals, the community and in birth centres, with the support of a dedicated academic tutor and mentoring from an experienced midwife in practice. 100% of our midwifery graduates seeking to enter employment or further study are successful within six months of graduating (DLHE 2013/14). To find out more please visit dmu.ac.uk/midwifery

Modules

First year: Caring and compassion; communication and contextual issues for childbearing; scientific underpinnings of midwifery care. Second year: Critical review of midwifery evidence; evidence-based holistic midwifery; complexity in childbearing; critical skills for midwifery practice. Third year: Dissertation; continuity and midwifery practice; midwife as leader.

De Montfort University

Welcome to De Montfort University

The £136 million campus transformation at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has created the modern, inspiring environment students deserve. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine, and rated as No.1 for graduate employability, and in the top three for teaching excellence among UK universities, in a preliminary study by the Times Higher Education magazine.

How you'll spend your time

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How you'll be assessed

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What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 84%
Student score 75% LOW
Able to access IT resources

94%

Staff made the subject interesting

77%

Library resources are satisfactory

88%

Feedback on work has been helpful

58%

Feedback on work has been prompt

72%

Staff are good at explaining things

91%

Received sufficient advice and support

75%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
1% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
90% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
43% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
340 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
43% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18.5k LOW
Graduates who are nursing and midwifery professionals

93%

Graduates who are health professionals

2%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This is the subject with the most degree graduates in 2012 - over 14,300. We'll always need nurses in this country, so it's no surprise to see that the very large majority of nursing graduates go on to become nurses, and that starting salaries are pretty competitive. There are lots of different specialties to choose from (including midwifery), and the most common by far is adult nursing, but the typical end result for graduates is the same – they go on to become nurses (or midwives). That’s not to say that you can’t do anything else. Some nursing graduates get other jobs - usually, but not always, in health or caring professions, or management.
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