Why study midwifery?
Midwives are autonomous practitioners who provide care to women during pregnancy, birth and the early postnatal period. Working as part of a multidisciplinary professional team, midwives practise in birth units, communities and hospitals, supporting women to have a positive childbirth experience. This privileged role comes with great responsibility and you’ll ultimately be rewarded by a career where you can make a difference.
To support students in their training, a £5,000 per year training grant is available, plus further information is also available on the NHS Business Services website.
Why study midwifery (blended learning) at UWE Bristol?
As a leading provider of midwifery education in the south west, we’ve created a blended learning BSc(Hons) Midwifery course aimed at needing more flexible ways to study and with 80% of the theory for the course delivered online, you can do just that. Plus you’ll get plenty of practice in the real world too, and work the full range of shift patterns while on placement.
Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and closely following our standard BSc(Hons) Midwifery course, you’ll develop all the skills and experience you need to register with the NMC as a midwife when you graduate.
With close input from practice partners and maternity service users, our blended learning midwifery degree offers an authentic learning experience and gives you all you need to practise midwifery to the highest standard.
Our blended learning midwifery course has a strong practical focus and you’ll spend time learning on clinical placements, supported by midwives. You’ll engage with service users, practising midwives, researchers and other healthcare professionals in placements and online. Plus you’ll get to practise and hone your skills with medical students in hospital settings.
Where can it take me?
Qualified midwives are in great demand across the UK, and you can expect your skills to be sought after in both hospital and community-based roles. Plus, if you wish to progress your career to the next level, there are many options including working as a specialist or consultant midwifery practitioner, clinical midwifery manager, lecturer or researcher in midwifery.
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