Midwifery (Pre Registration)
University of Cumbria
Key Course Facts
The midwifery programme has been designed to incorporate the six domains specified in the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-registration Midwifery Education (2019).
Modules within the curriculum have utilised the University curriculum design framework to provide relevant and coherent learning opportunities to deliver a high-quality student experience and support your progression and success. Modules are designed to become progressively challenging at each level using learning and achievement from earlier levels as a foundation. Continuity of care and carer are linked to improved health outcomes for mother and baby, as well as greater satisfaction with care and these are key elements embedded within the programme.
Graduate destinations The midwifery programme prepares you for the variety of settings in which you may eventually work by ensuring that you develop knowledge, experience and confidence to be able to work with service users as partners and with other healthcare professionals.
The programme has been developed to meet the key themes within the Standards of Proficiency for Midwives (NMC 2019). On completion of the programme, you will be eligible to apply to join the NMC Register, allowing you to practice as a midwife. The need for qualified midwives is ever-expanding, so you can be confident that your qualification will open up many opportunities for employment.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Midwifery (Pre Registration), MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
1st or upper 2nd class honours degree (2:1) in a relevant subject such as Nursing will be considered. Plus minimum of GCSEs with grade C or grade 4, to include English Language, Mathematics, and Biology or Combined Science. Level 2 equivalencies are accepted. Students with equivalent experience / qualifications in a field relevant to the proposed study area may be considered. As part of the selection process, we interview short-listed candidates prior to making offers. Please note that Professional Bodies such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) have certain requirements regarding health and character status of applicants and their ability to meet the required core professional competencies and to practise safely without direct supervision.
Tuition Fees Midwifery (Pre Registration) MSc
Additional fee information
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
Positions of University of Cumbria in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Cumbria
The University of Cumbria is an institution whose stated aims are to develop the region’s talent and capabilities, and also to attract new talent into the region. The university operates out of 7 distinct campuses, two of which are situated within World Heritage sites and is the only university in the UK to be set in a national park. Each distinct campus has something unique to offer prospective students.
Student composition of University of Cumbria
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Midwifery with Public Health (January) Msci (Hons)||Birmingham City University||44%||0%||4%||£9250||£12000||137||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery with Leadership MSc||University of Leicester||80%||5%||10%||-||-||135||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Enhanced Midwifery Care MSc||City University London||80%||5%||10%||£11020||£17690||135||London||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery (Shortened Programme - Postgraduate) MSc (PG)||University of Worcester||80%||5%||10%||£9250||£12700||135||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery (Postgraduate Entry) MSc (PG)||University of Bradford||80%||5%||10%||£9250||£20118||135||Bradford||On campus Full-time|
|Advanced Clinical Practice (Midwifery) MSc||University of Bedfordshire||80%||5%||10%||£8250||£13275||135||Luton||On campus Part-time|
|Nursing and Midwifery MSc (Res)||University of Huddersfield||80%||5%||10%||£4647||£16000||135||Huddersfield||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery Studies MSc||Middlesex University||80%||5%||10%||£61||£93||135||London||On campus Part-time|
|Midwifery (Pre Registration) MSc||University of Cumbria||80%||5%||10%||£9250||-||135||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery (Postgraduate Entry) Msci (Hons)||The University of Sheffield||80%||5%||10%||£9250||-||135||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|