Midwifery (Short Programme)

BSc (Hons)

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What you'll study

Fees and funding

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The short programme BSc (Hons) and PGDip in Midwifery will be fully funded by Health Education England for the February 2018 intake which means that all course fees are paid and the students will be salaried for the duration of the programme.

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

UK & EU fees for 2018/19 have not yet been confirmed, and may increase.

Where you'll study

Blended between Hull Campus and work placements

About the course

Please note, this programme is also available to study at Postgraduate Diploma level. 

This short programme in Midwifery is ideal for students who are adult nurses on the NMC Register at level 1. This programme is part-time, with start dates available in January and September. 

At the University of Hull, our Faculty of Health Sciences has strong engagement with patients, people who use services, their carers and friends, ensuring our programmes remain contemporary and relevant. Our professors’ research strengths in midwifery, and in maternal and sexual health, are applicable at all levels. Your degree is split 50:50 between classes and full-time mentored clinical placements with Hull and East Yorkshire, North East or North Lincolnshire NHS trusts, Leeds Hospitals, or at Scarborough Hospital. The course commences in February every year. 

You will receive experience in a range of maternity care settings, including clients' homes, community clinics, hospitals and midwifery led birth units. On completion of the programme, you will be a qualified midwife, capable of providing a safe, competent and satisfactory experience for the childbearing woman, the baby, and the family.

Applicants wishing to study for the 3 year Midwifery programme, please click here.

Entry requirements

International students

(language requirements)

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 7.0 overall, with 7.0 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

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Future prospects

The aim of the programme is to develop a midwife who is able to deliver the best possible care to women and their families.

It provides opportunities for students to develop their full potential and fosters commitment to continuing education. Graduates at the end of the programme will be ready to undertake the role and responsibilities of the midwife. Midwives leave the Faculty and go on to the wide range of career opportunities available for them. Students are prepared to work anywhere in the UK and throughout the world.