For more information about Midwifery at Swansea University, please visit the webpage using the button above.
NO TUITION FEES: UK and EU students are eligible to apply for an enhanced support package for health related courses offered through the NHS Wales Bursary arrangements.
EMPLOYABILITY: 100% of Student Midwives from Swansea University were employed in graduate level jobs within six months of graduating in 2016. (Unistats 2016)
AVERAGE EARNINGS: Midwifery graduates can apply for Band 5 employment in the NHS with a starting salary of £22,128. This rises to £34,000 for a highly-experienced midwife.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Minimum BBB at A2 level plus at least 5 A-C GCSE passes including Welsh/English Language, Maths and Double Science or a Single Physical Science such as Biology.
ACCREDITATION: The course is accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Graduates are eligible to apply for Registered Midwife status and start practising.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Unfortunately this course is not currently available to international students.
Some modules are available to study through the medium of Welsh. Please contact Rachel Williams for further information.
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Students of BMid (Hons) Midwifery at Swansea University graduate as highly skilled professionals with the clinical expertise and interpersonal skills to ensure a woman's physical and emotional well-being during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. The programme is designed to build upon student midwives' strengths so they become professional and motivated practitioners.
Student midwives will develop a heightened level of self-awareness and sensitivity towards women and families throughout the programme. The Midwifery and Reproductive Health team offers a broad range of experience and subject interest. In partnership with other disciplines our well established research culture supports evidence based practice.
The course develops creativity and originality of expression and the ability to analyse and make use of research. Students are also taught how to evaluate and critique research studies, so they become thoughtful and critical users of research in practice.
The learning environment is supportive but the student is expected to take responsibility for her or his personal and professional development. Graduates should become life-long learners; confident, competent and accountable for their own practice as a midwife, meeting the challenges of contemporary practice.
Many team members are engaged in research and pass their learning on to students, opportunities exist at the College of Human and Health Sciences for qualified midwives to further develop skills in relation to practice, management, research and education.
Many past students have returned to take postgraduate degrees including MSc Healthcare Management and other relevant practice based learning subjects. We also offer a BSc in Contraception and Sexual Health Practice.
Find out more about research at the College of Human and Health Sciences
The University's Academic Success Programme offers complementary study skills courses to help students maximise their potential.
Notes about fees for this course
Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:UK/EU International BMid (Hons) Full-time WEDS N/A
Fees for full time Undergraduate UK/EU students may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.
Fees for full time Undergraduate International students will increase by 3% for each subsequent year of study.
You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.
You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.
Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.
Any offer of a place will also require:
Applicants should also familiarise themselves with the NHS Wales Values and Standards of Behaviour.
International Students - Unfortunately this course is not currently available to international students. Please click here to find out about other opportunities for International Students at Swansea
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Swansea has a lot of tourist attractions and aside from that, the city is bustling with every entertainment you could think of, cinemas, restaurants, occasional student gatherings, you name it!
Swansea is also within easy reach from London or Cardiff Airport, three hours and an hour respectively, so it is effortless if students want to travel for a mini weekend break.
People in Swansea live in a close community so you don’t feel left out. You are so much in a part of the family as everyone else is. The student societies are very active in Swansea University and there are a lot of choices to choose from.
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Where are you from?
Shah Alam, Malaysia
Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.
Why choose Swansea University?
Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.
What course are you doing?
BSc Actuarial Science
What do you do in your free time?
I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.
What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.
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