Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) Registered Midwife

Do you want to become a midwife? The University of South Wales’ Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) degree will enable you to develop the knowledge and clinical experience you need to progress towards your career as a midwife. You’ll have access to our Clinical Simulation Centre, a cutting-edge teaching and learning environment with dedicated midwifery and childcare facilities.

The Midwifery course provides an equal balance of theory and practice, with placements in local hospitals, community settings and birth centres. It covers all aspects of normal midwifery, complicated childbearing, and neonatal care. You’ll also study wider issues such as health promotion, public health, law and ethics, and professional issues. If you are a UK student, you will be eligible for a non-means tested bursary and a means-tested allowance for any dependants you may have.

What you will study

Year One: Midwifery Degree

Normal midwifery: This will focus on all normal aspects of midwifery practice. It will introduce you to the underpinning knowledge of childbearing from preconception, through antenatal period, labour, postnatal and neonatal care.

Life Sciences in Midwifery: The topics covered will focus on some nursing but mainly on midwifery and related life sciences.

Professional Practice & Personal Development in Midwifery: The module will introduce aspects of professional practice and professionalism.

Fundamental skills: This module focuses on the development of understanding...

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Our state of the art Clinical Simulation Centre is set up to replicate an acute care NHS environment, providing realistic clinical facilities for our Nursing and Midwifery students and qualified healthcare professionals.


This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


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If you would like to apply for this course, then you will need to apply online through UCAS.


  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018

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