BSc (Hons) Midwifery

Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

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Course code B720

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Course code B720

Key course details

Location Carlisle - Fusehill Street
Duration Full-time, 3 Years
Start date September 2018
Entry Requirements

Being a midwife is a rewarding and exciting profession and with this course you’ll confidently step into your career – as 100% of our students have done.

Bring your drive and dedication to become a successful midwife and we’ll give you a course packed with all of the skills and experience you need to become a Nursing and Midwifery Council qualified midwife.

Why Choose University of Cumbria

You’ll develop a sound knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology, together with a deep understanding of the psycho-social context of childbirth.

And, our placement opportunities – which account for 50% of the course – mean that you’ll often put your clinical skills into practice, giving you the confidence to ease into your career as a midwife.

  • We'll cover the cost of your uniform, DBS check**, Occupational Health check see eligibility here
  • Eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council immediately after graduating
  • Experience both city and rural healthcare systems – widening your nursing experience
  • Our contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers provide fantastic employment prospects
  • Closely supported by passionate tutors who are experienced midwives
  • Boost your academic learning with practical sessions in our up-to-date mock wards and clinical simulation facilities
  • Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise
  • Placement opportunity in the UK or abroad (including Germany, Spain Kenya and Uganda)
  • A thriving student-run Midwifery Society

You’ll learn the theory, but you’ll always be putting it into practice so you can graduate, ready to walk into a career supporting women and their families through pregnancy, birth and postnatal period.

So, if you dream of being a midwife and want to be among the 100% of our students who’ve moved into employment or further study within 6 months of graduating, then this is the course for you.

**Paid on successful enrolment onto course