De Montfort University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

Midwifery

Midwives are the lead professional for all healthy women with straightforward pregnancies. For women with complex pregnancies they work as the key coordinator of care within the multidisciplinary team, liaising closely with obstetricians, general practitioners, health visitors/public health practitioners and maternity support workers/maternity care assistants. Midwives have an increasingly greater public health role aiming to meet the challenges of reducing inequalities and improving maternal and family health midwifery education, whilst rooted in normality prepares midwives to care for all women including those with complex medical, obstetric and social needs. It prepares and develops midwives to be skilled and safe, empathic and trustworthy, developing skills of autonomy and accountability within multidisciplinary and multi-agency teams. **97.7% of our Health and Life Sciences graduates from summer 2016 are in work or further study after graduating** According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2015-16 report [above the sector average of 94.3%] **Accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)** with eligibility to register with the NMC upon graduation enabling extensive career opportunities in the UK and worldwide (subject to country-specific criteria) **Awarded the Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) accreditation** acknowledges DMU's high standard of breastfeeding training, equipping you with the skills needed to support new mothers **More than 50 years’ teaching experience** in delivering high quality professional education to our diverse studentship **Established reputation for innovative and sector-leading midwifery education;** winning an award for providing the first course in deaf awareness and basic sign language **Benefit from two intakes** per academic year, allowing you to begin your course in September or March **Opportunities for dedicated clinical placements in local hospitals** and in the community and birth centres, with the support of a dedicated academic tutor **£12million investment** in our Faculty’s facilities which include dedicated teaching spaces and purpose-built Midwifery practice suites which replicate real-life settings **DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)** Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. [Office for Students, 2017] The TEF Panel judged that De Montfort University delivers **“consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.”** [Office for Students, 2017]

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Leicester Campus,Leicester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-03-01
  • Location
    Leicester Campus,Leicester
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250