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Main entry requirements
Minimum number of A Levels required: 3 •Subject specific requirements: One of the A Levels (or equivalent) must be science related and must be Grade C or above. Subjects we will accept in this area are Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human Biology, Physiology, Combined Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology. •Is general studies acceptable? Yes •Are AS level awards acceptable? Not acceptable •Average A Level offer: ABB
Extended diploma (QCF): Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications •Extended diploma subjects / grades required: DDM if studied on its own in a Health or Science related subject area or to the total of 128 UCAS points when combined with other qualifications
International Baccalaureate: Acceptable on its own and combined with other qualifications •Additional information: 27 IB Diploma Points
We shortlist applicants based on current qualifications, predicted grades, references and personal statement. We are looking for evidence of a commitment to midwifery and woman centred care. Midwifery involves working individually and as a member of a team with an aim to provide support and education to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and the immediate postnatal period. Above all, we want students who are committed to providing the best possible holistic midwifery care and support to women, with a strong desire to continually develop and improve their skills as a midwife and practice as a whole. You will need excellent communication skills, good time management skills, a willingness to work flexible shift patterns, and often long hours, an ability to combine academic study, clinical work and family/social life and a strong commitment to study and work. Please note: Due to the volume of applications, amendments will not be accepted once an application has been submitted; therefore applicants are advised to make sure each section is completed correctly prior to submission. Other information Satisfactory Medical Clearance/Examination. We will contact you direct to undertake this. Satisfactory DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly CRB.) We will contact you direct to undertake this and further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check In addition, applicants will have to follow Faculty procedures for declaring any convictions after interview.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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Midwives work individually and as part of a team to provide support and education to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and in the postnatal period. Monitoring and assessing the health and well-being of the mother and baby. We want our graduates to be confident, competent and skilled practitioners capable of working independently and as part of a team leading practice and the profession. LJMU’s new clinical practice suites will enable you to train on-campus using hospital-standard facilities, including virtual patients and a state-of-the-art birthing simulator. The Suites show a patient’s journey from a home environment through to rehabilitation. They cover a range of areas with the latest clinical equipment for simulations and clinical skills development in child nursing, adult and mental health nursing, paramedic practice, social work and midwifery. This environment will help prepare you for the rigours and realism of actual practice, giving you the confidence to deal with real service users in the NHS, private and voluntary settings.
The following modules are subject to validation and may change. Level 4 •Communication in Midwifery •Introduction to Midwifery Clinical Skills for Practice •Life Sciences Applied to Midwifery Care •Research and Study Skills •Introduction to the Public Health Role of the Midwife •Midwifery Practice Level 4 •Holistic Midwifery Level 5 •The Vulnerable Baby •The Law and Ethics •Research Supporting •Midwifery Practice •Pathophysiology Related to Midwifery Care 1 •The Vulnerable Family •Midwifery Practice Level 5 •Pathophysiology Related to Midwifery Care 2 Level 6 •Examination of the Newborn •Complex Care in Practice Research - the Wider Influences on Midwifery Care •Midwife as a Lead Professional •Promoting Normal Birth •Midwifery Practice Level 6 Further guidance on modules The information listed in the section entitled ‘What you will study’ is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers. Please see the programme specification document for further details on this course. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.
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