Overview Midwifery is an extremely rewarding career and yet there is a shortfall of qualified professionals to meet a growing demand. Our degree offers partnerships with many of London's most prestigious NHS hospitals and leads to professional status as a registered midwife. Why study BSc Midwifery at Middlesex University? As a leading provider of midwifery training, our degree offers a perfect mix of theory and practice. 50% of the course is practical and carried out in our partner NHS hospitals - which include some of London's leading maternity units. Many of our graduates also start their careers with their placement host. The theoretical component prepares you for every aspect of the midwife's role, from learning the essential skills required to support families to prepare for parenthood to developing a thorough knowledge of antenatal and postnatal care. Upon graduation you will be armed with the confidence to offer counselling, guidance and care to women at all stages of pregnancy, from the initial hospital visit through to the 28th day following birth. Course highlights Over 90% of our graduates are in employment and the midwifery profession offers excellent career progression Your studies are supported by brand new state-of-the-art facilities including nursing skills labs and a separate building set up to deliver a range of high-fidelity simulations in areas such as resuscitation and dealing with seriously ill patients Our industry-standard equipment allows you to gain practical skills and experience in a safe learning environment This course has been developed in partnership with local NHS trusts so we are able to offer placements within leading maternity wards Our team of dedicated academics and support staff ensure that you receive the highest standard of clinical training This course is approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to meet the highest standard of healthcare training As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.