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In addition to meeting academic requirements, international students must also demonstrate English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English Language Requirements page for a full list of English language qualifications we accept: www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/ Because midwifery is such a broad profession, there are many soft skills that you should also demonstrate in your application. At the bedside, of course, but also communication, compassion, empathy, great attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure, as well as mental and physical endurance. In the first year, emphasis is placed on the potential acquisition of knowledge and skills for the provision of universal maternal and child care and extended family. It is given the opportunity to develop critical reading and learning skills. The theme of the second year is diversity in maternal and newborn health, with a focus on developing knowledge and skills for universal obstetric care and acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies to care for women and babies with additional care needs. In the final year of the course, you will have the opportunity to develop your midwifery skills and knowledge, which should ensure you are prepared to fully assume the role and responsibilities of a midwife ready to register with the Council of Nurses and Midwives (subject to additional costs and NMC requirements, see the Accreditation and Certification section for more information and the NMC website). For more information about what you will be studying, please visit our website. The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as a basis for admission and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. In August 2020, a new scholarship for nursing, midwives and certain related health professionals was announced, offering students between £5,000 and £8,000 without having to be reimbursed. Compulsory subjects: GCSE English, Mathematics and Science in Grade 5/C or above. We can accept equivalent qualifications to meet GCSE requirements. Preferred subjects: Preferred science subjects.

The appropriate sciences are: Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Psychology We also accept a range of English tests taken as part of the school`s qualification. For more information, please visit our website. Please note that course requirements are under Band B. A career as a midwife will be both challenging and rewarding, giving you magical moments that you will remember forever. It is also a very safe and stable career, with almost all qualified midwives immediately employed, earning an average of £22,000 from the start. Scottish Highers – Entry requirements for highers (the most common qualification) range from BBBC to AAABB, with universities or colleges most often requiring BBBC. Sometimes universities ask for Advanced Highers to complement the Highers. When advanced graduate studies are requested, universities or colleges usually ask for AB. Level 3 entry academic qualifications should preferably have been studied within the last five years. As with all medical degrees, the criteria for admission to midwifery courses are strict. Almost all universities require a qualification in biology (or at least another science) to demonstrate your technical skills. To show your compassion and understanding, qualifications in psychology or sociology would help.

The nature of studying midwifery means you won`t have as much free time as some of your friends in different courses. You can expect to spend 20+ hours a week in class, plus time for placement in hospitals and clinics. There aren`t many careers that are more important than being a midwife. Midwives are not only indispensable for the safe and healthy birth of babies, they are also a pillar for parents before and after birth. If you have studied outside the UK, you can find out more about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page: Midwives play a central role in supporting the health and well-being of women and their families at all stages of pregnancy, of childbirth and the beginning of the postnatal period. Fully accredited by the Council of Nurses and Midwives (NMC), which allows you to register as a midwife upon successful completion of the course (additional fees may apply) All home students in this course can apply for a minimum payment of £5,000 per year from the government, with additional payments for students incurring childcare fees*. Study in the Alison Gingell Building, which includes a midwifery suite, hospital wards, operating room, intensive care facilities, community apartments, and other practice-relevant healthcare environments. Key Course Benefits In the Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (Hons) course, you will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the different approaches to childbirth and the professional skills required to lead in multidisciplinary contexts and put mother, baby and family at the centre of care. You`ll have the opportunity to learn in our multi-million pound Alison Gingell building with state-of-the-art equipment and extensive simulation facilities – from basic life support training models to high-tech simulation devices that mimic patient responses.