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University of Bradford

Midwifery Studies

UCAS Code: B720
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) years full-time 2018
Ucas points guide

128

% applicants receiving offers

28%

Subjects
  • Nursing
Student score
83% MED
% employed or in further study
99% LOW
Average graduate salary
£22k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

128 UCAS tariff points from 3 A levels (or equivalent)

Scottish Highers
Not Available

As UCAS tariff

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
DDM

We accept BTEC Extended Diploma in Health or Science

International Baccalaureate
32

32 points overall and three Higher Level subjects at 6,6,5 to include English Language at HL3 or SL4

UCAS tariff points
128

128 UCAS Tariff points from 3 A Levels (or equivalent), plus a minimum of 5 GCSE's at grade C or above to include: English Language, Mathematics and Biology/Combined Science. Level 2 equivalences are accepted

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.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

28%

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

Midwifery is a unique profession, providing a safe, respectful, caring and personalised service to women and their families from conception, antenatal care, labour and into the postpartum period. Our curriculum is based on a philosophy of active student-centered learning, making use of the real-life context of practice. Problem-Based learning is designed to support your development into an autonomous learner. This transfers well into clinical practice, thereby promoting research-based contemporary care. You will develop into a practitioner who is competent and consistently delivers innovative, effective and excellent care. The varied clinical experiences available in Bradford and Airedale will enable you to develop an understanding of the ethnic traditions, values and beliefs in delivering care, which is sensitive and responsive to the needs of all women in a multicultural society.

Modules

Year 1 Beginning Midwifery Knowledge (C) Midwifery Care and Practice 1 (C) Midwifery Care and Practice 2 (C) Year 2 Developing Midwifery Knowledge (C) Midwifery Care and Practice 3 (C) Midwifery Care and Practice 4 (C) Year 3 Midwifery Care and Practice 5a & 5b (C) Midwifery Care and Practice 6 (Caseloading) (C) Questioning Midwifery Knowledge (C)

University of Bradford

Main building

The University of Bradford is a fantastic place to study, socialise and get involved with, whether it's through the wide range of courses or the many sports, societies, media and entertainments at the Students' Union. Our new £8million Student Central building holds a 1,300-capacity club, radio station, four bars, bookable rooms for students and a huge outdoor grass area.

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

The percentages below relate to the general subject area at this uni, not to one course. We show these stats because there isn't enough data about the specific course, or where this is the most detailed info made available to us.

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were taking courses within this subject area about things such as the quality of facilities and teaching - useful to refer to when you're narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether overall satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 88%
Student score 83% MED
Able to access IT resources

96%

Staff made the subject interesting

86%

Library resources are satisfactory

91%

Feedback on work has been helpful

78%

Feedback on work has been prompt

86%

Staff are good at explaining things

93%

Staff value students' opinions

74%

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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
39% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
351 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
89% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% 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 99% LOW
Average graduate salary £22k HIGH
Graduates who are nursing and midwifery professionals

93%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
19,890 nursing qualifications were awarded in 2015, making it much the most popular degree in the country. Despite that, we have a serious shortage of nurses - estimates suggest that we're over 20,000 nurses short - that is only set to continue. 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, and with nurses in such demand, there are always going to be options for you. Do be aware that even this doesn't necessarily guarantee you can get the exact nursing job you want exactly where you want though - some flexibility in type of job and location will still help your career.
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