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University of Lincoln

Midwifery

UCAS Code: B720

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English Language, Maths and Science, or equivalent qualifications, such as Functional Skills Level 2. These qualifications must have been obtained at the point of application. Certificates of all previous qualifications will need to be provided before any offers are confirmed. EU and International students whose first language is not English will require English Language IELTS 7.0 with no less than 7.0 in each element.http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/englishrequirements

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM

120 UCAS Tariff points to include a minimum of 4 Highers or a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers.

UCAS Tariff

120

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Midwifery

The BSc (Hons) Midwifery at Lincoln provides the opportunity to study to become eligible to register as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Women-centered holistic care is actively encouraged and the course provides the opportunity for students to promote choice and partnership working.

Modules

The course aims to encourage students to think critically and apply evidence to underpin their clinical practice. The course is mapped to NMC requirements for the education of student midwives and is underpinned by national policy.

The programme is 50 per cent theory and 50 per cent practice-based. Students have the opportunity to experience a wide range of practice placements. These range from the antenatal to the postnatal period, incorporating intrapartum care and covering the whole childbearing continuum encompassing midwifery and consultant-led care. It examines a wide variety of physical, social and psychological needs. Students can gain knowledge of the transition to parenting and care of the newborn.

Students have the opportunity to undertake clinical practice within a non-midwifery setting, including in a medical, neonatal unit and within a hospital gynaecology ward. Throughout the course, students can learn about how to ensure women are given informed choice and remain at the centre of the decision-making process.

Assessment methods

Different modes of assessment are used for different modules of study. For example submitted written work is used to assess grasp of theory and clinical exams are used to assess application of theory to practice.

Practical skills will be assessed whilst students are on placement through the achievement of outcomes designed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. These are assessed and recorded by the practice mentor.

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 location:

Lincoln (Main Site)

Department:

School of Health and Social Care

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Nursing

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This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.


Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
10%
Male students
90%
Female students
56%
2:1 or above
12%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
B

After graduation


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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.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
99%
med
Employed or in further education
81%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

98%
Nursing and midwifery professionals
1%
Functional managers and directors
1%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
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.

£25k

£25k

£24k

£24k

£25k

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