The course is designed to develop clinical confidence and proficiency by advancing midwifery knowledge and practice through a process of supported activities in both clinical practice situations and within the classroom setting and in addition to develop new insights into practice.
The aim of the course is to increase knowledge and enhance understanding of midwifery issues, which can then be applied to practice to meet the challenges of woman led midwifery care.
Structure and assessment
- PRED 3000 Principles and Practice of Mentorship
- PRUM 3305 Antenatal and Newborn Screening Module (Option module)
The Clinical Midwifery BSc (Hons) course consists of 120 credits at Level six.
- 60 credits at Level six is equivalent to a non-honours degree
- 120 credits at level 6 six leads to the award of an honours degree
There are 15 credit, 30 credit and 45 credit modules on your course, with numerous combinations of modules available for you to combine to achieve an award. The course has been designed to meet your specific needs with core and option modules available. Option modules are subject to availability.
Facilities and features
Health and Life Sciences
Investment of £12 million in Health and Life Sciences has developed our first-class teaching and learning facilities to help you develop your practical experience and theoretical knowledge beyond the classroom.
The 19th century Hawthorn Building has facilities designed to replicate current practice in health and life sciences, including contemporary analytical chemistry and formulation laboratories, audiology booths and nursing and midwifery clinical skills suites.
Purpose-built clinical skills areas allow you to apply theory to practice in a safe environment. You will receive guidance and support from staff, to ensure that your practical ability in the clinical skills suites is accurate.
We have 1,500 study places and 650 computer workstations across four sites on campus.
During term time the main Kimberlin Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving access to more than half a million publications and a wide range of DVDs, as well as e-resources and thousands of electronic journals. Award-winning staff are on hand to help and there is a café for study breaks.
We offer a range of workshops, drop-ins and one-to-one sessions, plus our Just Ask service provides email or telephone support.
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It is likely there will be some additional costs wherever you choose to study. Here at DMU, we provide excellent learning resources, including the Kimberlin Library and specialist laboratories and studios. However, you should be aware that sometimes you may incur additional costs, which vary from course to course. We provide full details of all course fees, but these extra costs may include general living expenses, field trips, travel for work placement opportunities, materials, additional text books and others such as supplementary printing.
Opportunities and careers
This is our innovative international experience programme which aims to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons – helping you to become a global graduate, equipped to meet the needs of employers across the world.
Through #DMUglobal, we offer a wide range of opportunities including on-campus and UK activities, overseas study, internships, faculty-led field trips and volunteering, as well as Erasmus+ and international exchanges.