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.

Student Views


A member of the Midwifery programme team guides students in Aseptic-Not-Touch techniques.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.


Student midwives learn about the manoeuvres required to facilitate a breech birth.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.

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine 360 Virtual Tour

Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre 360 Virtual Tour

Open Days and Virtual Events

Three prospective students browse the open day programme while walking past registration desks in Hale hall.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way we usually recommend to gain an insight into the student experience is by attending an open day.

Our November 2020 open day is going virtual. We will ensure that you can still discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and get answers to all of your questions. You will be able to find out more about midwifery and the University through a series of online activities.

If you would like to see our stunning campus for yourself, private campus tours, led by a student guide, are also available on a variety of dates. Pre-booking is essential.

Book your place at our virtual open day

Book your place on a campus tour