University of Huddersfield
Key Course Facts
Below you can see course specific reviews for 25 graduates of Midwifery Studies BSc (Hons) at University of Huddersfield for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .
Salary of Graduates in Midwifery
Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£24000 - £25000||£17500 - £30500||£19500 - £33500|
All Midwifery courses of University of Huddersfield
Salary of all UK Graduates of Midwifery
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£24014 - £30036||£18696 - £32216||£19778 - £35482|
All Midwifery courses in the UK
PLEASE NOTE - To apply for the March 2023 intake of this course, please select ‘deferred entry start date’ in Apply 2022
Our Midwifery Studies degree is designed to help you become a competent, confident and autonomous practitioner with the knowledge and skills to pursue a successful career. Learning from experienced midwives and gaining real-world experience in a variety of healthcare settings, you’ll be able to prepare to make a difference in the lives of women and their families.
The course is designed by midwives for midwives and regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
You’ll undertake clinical placements throughout the course in a range of settings including birth centres, midwife-led units, labour suites, antenatal/postnatal wards, as well as in the community.
We’ll help you learn how to provide individualised care for the mother and baby throughout pregnancy, labour, childbirth and the early days of parenthood.
You’ll be encouraged to build your communication and interpersonal skills alongside the theoretical and practical learning.
You’ll have the opportunity to hear the experiences and viewpoints from service users and carers, who are part of the Public Partnership Group.
Many different cultural, social and health-related influences affect child-bearing women. On this course, we know just how important it is for student midwives to learn about midwifery in context, to gain a broad perspective on the delivery of care and to be supported by enthusiastic lecturers who know exactly what it’s like to be a midwife. Throughout the course you’ll have the opportunity to build excellent knowledge of the theory of midwifery. Across all areas of teaching, we focus on the promotion of normality, health and the safe management of pregnancy, to ensure the best possible outcomes for parents and the newborn.
Professional links and accreditation: This course is regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - http://www.nmc.org.uk/
Whilst studying this course you are not currently required to register as a member with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), however you must follow their codes of conduct.
The course has UNICEF UK Baby Friendly accreditation.
NHS Funding: Students studying this course may be eligible to receive a non-repayable grant of at least £5,000 each year. Further information is available on the NHS Learning Support Fund Website - https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-learning-support-fund
Jobs & Career Perspectives
15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.
Required skill level of job after 15 months
Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)
Example below based on all graduates of Midwifery Studies BSc (Hons) at University of Huddersfield
Grading & Study Time
Students of the course received the following grades
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
from a maximum of three Level 3 qualifications including an A Level Biological Science at a minimum grade B and excluding General Studies. If you are studying a Science A Level, the endorsement for practical work is essential and a requirement for entry to our degree courses. Alternatively, a Distinction in BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care is acceptable.
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course
This particular course
including a Biological Science, but excluding General Studies. If you are studying a Science A Level, the endorsement for practical work is essential and a requirement for entry to our degree courses.
Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits, at least 30 at Distinction and the remainder credits at Merit. The course must contain 18 credits in a Biological Science.
128 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications including a Biological Science at Higher Level at grade 6.
in Health and Social Care (with a minimum of 4 units in Biological Sciences).
NCFE CACHE Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care at grade B. In addition, you must have completed 12 years of general education and have GCSE English Language or Literature and Maths at grade 4 or above, or grade C or above if awarded under the previous GCSE grading scheme. You should have: * The ability to demonstrate that you have a broad understanding of the role of the midwife and midwifery practice. * Relevant work experience that enables you to discuss and provide evidence of transferable skills, which will help you meet the requirements of the role and midwifery practice. This should also enable you to demonstrate an understanding of women’s needs and that you have ‘customer facing’ skills for example communication and team work. * Offers will be subject to an interview. Please note all the information provided in support of your application may be checked and must be verifiable as a true record. * You also need satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and occupational health clearances prior to registration on the course. We arrange these as part of the application process. You'll be required to sign a self-declaration at the start of each year and at the end of the course. All police contact during the course must be reported to the course leader as a matter of urgency and may lead to suspension or termination. We will request an Overseas Police Check if you have lived in a country outside of the UK for 6 months or more (whether continuously or in total) in the last 10 years before applying to us and whilst aged 18 or over * You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course - http://www.hud.ac.uk/hhs/apl
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Midwifery Studies, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Midwifery Studies BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
Additional fee information
If you are an EU or International student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - http://www.hud.ac.uk/international/tuition-fees/
Please email the Student Finance Office [email protected] or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
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.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
Positions of University of Huddersfield in top UK and global rankings.
Rankings of University of Huddersfield in related subject specific rankings.
Medicine & Health
CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
[Published 08 June, 2023]
GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 19 July, 2022]
About University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield is a research university which is maintained through public funding, based in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. The university’s main campus, known as Queensgate, is located within just five minute’s walking distance of Huddersfield city centre. In addition, there are two other campuses used for distinct functions, the Oldham campus and the Barnsley campus.
Student composition of University of Huddersfield
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 BSc (Hons)||University of Hull||52%||0%||5%||£9250||£17550||145||Hull||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||University of Derby||66%||0%||5%||£9250||£14045||135||Derby||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||Oxford Brookes University||68%||0%||5%||£9250||£15300||139||Oxford||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||University of Keele||75%||0%||0%||£9250||£24000||150||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery (Pre-Registration) BSc (Hons)||Teesside University||64%||0%||0%||£9250||£13000 £14000||167||Middlesbrough||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery with NMC Registration BSc (Hons)||University of Worcester||44%||0%||10%||£9250||£12700||155||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||57%||0%||1%||£9250||£14500||152||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||University of Suffolk||50%||0%||0%||£9250||£17768||133||Ipswich||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||University of Cumbria||50%||0%||10%||£9250||£10500||147||Carlisle||On campus Full-time|
|Midwifery BSc (Hons)||University of Brighton||64%||0%||5%||£9250||£13842||158||Brighton||On campus Full-time|