Midwifery

Overview

Student midwives help to deliver a baby using a 'Noelle' birth simulator.Our 3-year accredited degree in Midwifery enables you to become a confident and competent midwife, ready to respond to the changing needs of mothers, babies and the midwifery profession.

We will equip you with the values and standards of proficiency which are pivotal to kind and compassionate woman-centred care, enabling you to achieve national outcomes and become a professionally qualified midwife.

From uncomplicated births to maternity emergencies, you will gain extensive clinical experience and manage a small caseload of women, from early pregnancy to postnatal, under expert supervision.

Courses

Midwifery students discover how to facilitate positioning and attachment during breastfeeding.Midwifery

Edge Hill University is a leading provider in the UK for professional development for those working, or seeking to work, in health and social care. Further information and course listings are available at www.edgehill.ac.uk/pd.

Facilities

A member of the Midwifery programme team guides students in Aseptic-Not-Touch techniques.Our innovative Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine building provides some of the best teaching and learning resources in the country for Nursing and Midwifery students.

The clinical skills facilities include ward simulations and operating theatres with industry standard equipment, as well as robot-style mannequins that can simulate a wide range of symptoms, from pregnancy to a temperature, to ensure your learning experience is as realistic as possible.

Edge Hill University has excellent relationships with NHS hospital and community trusts, enabling us to offer practice-based learning opportunities in a variety of care contexts, with placements at more than 600 locations across Merseyside, Cheshire and Lancashire.

Open Days

Open DaysIf you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place