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Clinical Midwifery BSc Hons

This post registration clinical midwifery degree is designed to meet the needs of newly qualified midwives and more experienced midwives looking for a clinically relevant midwifery programme of study.

Overview



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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.

  • 98 per cent of all Health and Life Sciences graduates are in employment or further study within six months of completing their course (DLHE 2013/2014)

 

  • UK/EU
  • International

Key facts for UK/EU students

Institution code: D26

Duration: Two - five years part-time

Attendance: One day per week in term time

Location: De Montfort University Leicester UK

Fees and funding: Those working in the NHS may be eligible for funding from the Education Commission Unit of the East Midlands Strategic Health Authority.

Find out more about course fees and available funding.

Additional costs: Here at DMU we provide excellent learning resources, including the Kimberlin Library and specialist workshops and studios. However, you should be aware that sometimes you may incur additional costs for this programme.

Contact us: For more information complete our online enquiry form or call us on +44 (0)116 2 50 60 70.

 

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Key facts for international students

Not available to international students

Entry criteria

Professional midwifery qualification with evidence of current registration as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Employed in the UK as a midwife with an employer willing to provide a clinical mentor during the course.

Plus either: possess a Diploma HE Midwifery qualification or have 30 level 5 academic credits together with a minimum of three years post registration midwifery experience.

UCAS Tariff changes

Students applying for courses starting in September 2017 will be made offers based on a new UCAS Tariff. Find out more.

 

Structure and assessment

 

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Teaching and assessments

 

 

 

Course structure

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.

Assessment is by, assignments, presentations and case studies. Teaching is facilitated by classroom based learning, practice based learning, directed study and independent learning. 

 

 

Facilities and features

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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.

Learn more about DMU’s first-class study facilities.

Library

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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Additional costs

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.

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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.

Our dedicated #DMUglobal High Flyers Award offers ambitious students a discount of up to £1,000 towards a #DMUglobal opportunity (terms and conditions apply).

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How to apply

We welcome applications from UK and international students with a wide range of qualifications and experience. We are happy to help guide you through the process and answer any questions you might have. 

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We offer a range of high-standard accommodation for our students, with nine halls of residence – and around 2,300 rooms – all of which are within easy walking distance of the campus. There is a choice of mixed or same-gender flats, shared kitchen and laundry facilities, furnished bedrooms (some with en suite facilities) and internet access. Find out more.

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