Midwifery BSc (Hons)

Full-time undergraduate (3 years)

Cambridge , Chelmsford


code: B720

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Midwifery is an exciting, rewarding career that’s always evolving and changing. On this highly practical course, you’ll develop the skills and confidence you need to make a significant contribution to the health of women, babies and families. Our course is funded by the NHS, so there are no tuition fees.

Full description


Our course meets the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Midwifery Education 2009. This means that when you graduate, you can apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and start working as a midwife. Most newly qualified midwives join an NHS trust.

Midwifery brings unique rewards. You’re present at one of the most important moments in people’s lives, helping to safely begin the life of their child. This degree opens up a world of opportunities, including career progression, specialism and postgraduate study.

Modules & assessment

Year one, core modules

Year two, core modules

Year three, core modules


We use a range of assessment methods to help you and your tutors measure your progression on this course. Besides exams, these include essays, observed practice assessments, presentations and a portfolio of clinical practice. You’ll be  assessed and graded in practice by the midwives who mentor you on your placements.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

With more than 10,000 students, the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the biggest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England. We offer a wide range of internationally recognised degree courses, from bachelors’ to PhDs, plus many continuing professional development courses. They’re all taught or supervised by friendly and experienced staff who are keen to see you succeed.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern university which has a growing reputation for high-quality research, so you’ll mix with people at the forefront of their disciplines. We also have strong national and international links with industry, the public and voluntary sectors, and other academic institutions.

Our helpful technical and support staff will show you how to make the most of our advanced learning facilities. These include state-of-the-art simulated clinical skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations, mock hospital wards and an early childhood research and resource centre. They’re the perfect places to hone your skills and prepare for your future career

Where can I study?

Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Fees for this course are usually paid by the NHS (per year)


How do I pay my fees?

NHS students have different finance arrangements to students on other undergraduate courses.

Funding for NHS courses

The NHS finance package is made up of three parts, non-means tested grant, means-tested bursary and maintenance loan but there is some additional funding you might be eligible for:

  • Childcare allowance
  • Dependants’ allowance
  • Disabled Student Allowance (DSA)
  • Parent learning allowance
  • NHS practice placement expenses

Entry requirements


Entry requirements are not currently available, please try again later.

Important additional notes

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email admissions@anglia.ac.uk for further information.

We don't accept AS level qualifications on their own for entry to our undergraduate degree courses. However for some degree courses a small number of tariff points from AS levels are accepted as long as they're combined with tariff points from A levels or other equivalent level 3 qualifications in other subjects.

Entry requirements are for September 2015 entry. Entry requirements for other intakes may differ.

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