Being a midwife is a rewarding and exciting profession and with this course you’ll confidently step into your career – as 100% of our students have done. Bring your drive and dedication to become a successful midwife and we’ll give you a course packed with all of the skills and experience you need to become a Nursing and Midwifery Council qualified midwife. **Why Choose University of Cumbria** You’ll develop a sound knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology, together with a deep understanding of the psycho-social context of childbirth. And, our placement opportunities – which account for 50% of the course – mean that you’ll often put your clinical skills into practice, giving you the confidence to ease into your career as a midwife. - We'll cover the cost of your uniform, DBS check**, Occupational Health check - Eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council immediately after graduating - Experience both city and rural healthcare systems – widening your nursing experience - Our contacts with NHS Trusts and care providers provide fantastic employment prospects - Closely supported by passionate tutors who are experienced midwives - Boost your academic learning with practical sessions in our up-to-date mock wards and clinical simulation facilities - Tutors carry out national and international research, are members of national advisory bodies and publish papers in their areas of expertise - Placement opportunity in the UK or abroad (including Germany, Spain Kenya and Uganda) - A thriving student-run Midwifery Society You’ll learn the theory, but you’ll always be putting it into practice so you can graduate, ready to walk into a career supporting women and their families through pregnancy, birth and postnatal period. So, if you dream of being a midwife and want to be among the 100% of our students who’ve moved into employment or further study within 6 months of graduating, then this is the course for you.