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Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013
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Midwifery at the University of Brighton, Open Day Presentation - Oct 2013

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Find out about studying Midwifery at the University of Brighton.

Find out about studying Midwifery at the University of Brighton.

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  • 1. BSc(Hons) Midwifery University of Brighton School of Nursing and Midwifery Annie Rimmer – Admissions Tutor
  • 2. School of Nursing and Midwifery School of Nursing and Midwifery Centre for Health Research Nursing Midwifery Paramedic Practice
  • 3. New school from January 2014 • From January 2014 the School of Health Professions and the School of Nursing and Midwifery will merge into a new school • The name is currently being decided through consultation with students and staff and will be announced in November 2013 • The merger will not impact on your course and will facilitate further inter-professional collaboration within the school • Nursing • Midwifery • Paramedic Practice • Physiotherapy • Podiatry • Occupational Therapy
  • 4. So why come to the University of Brighton?
  • 5. Innovative and relevant Exceptional reputation for teaching clinical skills Excellent links with local healthcare trusts and opportunities for international exchanges
  • 6. Excellence in teaching and support Our staff are leading researchers and teachers, at forefront of their professions. Dr Sally Boyle Deputy Head of the School, is the Lead Midwife for Education.
  • 7. Midwifery 100% Student satisfaction 95% satisfaction with quality of the course Unistats website (National Student Survey 2012)
  • 8. Course structure The course is 50:50 Theory and Clinical Practice Holidays : Christmas, spring and varied over summer/ September It is ‘full time’ in the very real sense!
  • 9. Course structure Year 1: Normal childbearing Year 2: Complications in childbearing Year 3: Normal childbearing and preparing you for your role as a Midwife
  • 10. Eastbourne campus: Robert Dodd Queenwood Library
  • 11. Theory and Practice • Study blocks • Blocks of weeks in clinical practice • Combination of study/practice weeks
  • 12. Practice Practice is in one of three NHS Trusts with 4 Clinical base sites Haywards Heath Worthing Crowborough Brighton & Haywards Heath Hastings Worthing
  • 13. Theory and Practice Wide range of assessments such as : • Written assignment • Poster presentation, Seminar presentation • Examination • OSCE Some Interprofessional learning takes place Students are expected to be able to cover 24 hour/7 day/week cycle (i.e. Shift work) Student works alongside a mentor (40%) in clinical practice The Assessment of Practice is a continuous process
  • 14. Variety of teaching methods are used throughout the course
  • 15. It’s a great course but…
  • 16. It’s a great Course and I love…
  • 17. Just some of the opportunities for Midwives • Working in the NHS • Working as a Consultant Midwife • Further studies – Masters/Professional Doctorate/PhD • Working in Research or Teaching • UK Midwifery qualification is recognised worldwide
  • 18. Entry requirements • • • All applications are through UCAS Course code B720 • Range of other qualifications considered on an individual basis, for example A Levels A/B/B to include at least 2 full A-Levels Science or Social Science is desirable - General Studies not accepted • • • Access course approved for entry to midwifery programme – 45 credits level 3, 15 credits level 2, 30 credits at Distinction BTEC Nat Dip in Health related subject - DDD Strong GCSE profile including Science, Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • 19. Entry requirements • A clear personal statement indicating ability and desire to become a midwife • An academic reference that indicates potential to study at degree level • Work based reference if applicable indicating good communication skills, caring qualities and a positive attitude • • Ability to meet travel requirements of the course Ability to work over 24 hour/7day cycle of care
  • 20. Tips on applying – your personal statement should tell me: • • • why you want to do a midwifery degree • • what you like about the course • • what you have done to help you in your application what it is about Midwifery that interest you what you know about the profession of Midwifery or the role of the Midwife what transferable skills you have that will help you manage the theory on the course and/or will help you manage the clinical practice part of the course that you have an understanding of childbearing in a wider context
  • 21. Shortlisted applicants • If called for the Selection Day applicants undertake a numeracy test, literacy test and Interview • Midwives from one of the 3 Trusts and our 3rd year Student Ambassadors are involved with Midwifery Lecturers in the selection process • Applicants must pass each element of selection process – no second attempt offered • Following Interview any offer of a place is subject to successful Occupational Health clearance and a satisfactory CRB check
  • 22. What do you get for all your hard work? BSc(Hons) Degree & Registered Midwife
  • 23. Any questions?

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