Why study Midwifery?
Be there at every stage of pregnancy, childbirth and early infanthood.
Midwifery is a rewarding career where you will help guide parents through the process of having a child.
Training for midwives involves a combination of theoretical and practical learning at degree level. At Manchester, you will learn from qualified midwives and other health professionals with experience of working in NHS maternity services.
You'll get the support you need to apply theory to practice and learn how to deliver compassionate, person-centred care throughout this significant time for all families.
Midwifery at Manchester
A vibrant place to train
Manchester is an exciting place to start your training for a fulfilling career in midwifery.
It's a diverse and vibrant city with specialist hospitals on your doorstep and quality placement opportunities that develop your skills and employability.
Study midwifery at The University of Manchester and you'll also benefit from a varied timetable, support from a range of sources, learning alongside students in other healthcare fields, and excellent facilities.
Our degree meets the requirements for you to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on graduation.
From our students
Studying midwifery as a mature student
Kate talks about her experience of the BMidwif course as a mature student, and working life in a hospital.
Combining my passions for law and midwifery
Derin discusses her unconventional path into a role as a Cultural Safety and Ethnic Minority Engagement Midwife.
How Manchester inspired me to pursue a midwifery research career
Learn about Vimbai's route from the BMidwif course to a PhD.
Learning to be a midwife
You'll gain hands-on clinical experience in learning environments ranging from antenatal clinics and wards to community and special care settings.
Support will be provided by your practice supervisor, who will also feed back on your progress.
Learn more about midwifery practice learning.
Our midwifery students learn in on-campus facilities such as the Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre, as well as having access to the University's library and computer services.
Learn more about our facilities.
You'll be part of a supportive community that helps you get the most out of your degree. You'll get access to:
- peer-assisted study sessions with a student from the year above to support your learning outside lectures;
- a practice placement mentor who will support your learning and help you stay on the right track;
- student societies for midwifery, living at home, mature students and carers.
Learn more about student support.
Making an application
Apply for midwifery
If you're ready to apply to the midwifery degree at Manchester, here's what you need to know.
Please note that we accept a very small number of international students for the BMidwif course.
If you have any questions, email us at email@example.com.
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