King's College London

Course Introduction

A direct entry midwifery degree for students who are not registered nurses. The programme is delivered as an integrated curriculum and students attend both study days and clinical practice days during a 37.5 hour week. The aim of the programme is to enable students to become competent midwifery practitioners who are confident in promoting high quality evidence based maternity care to women, babies and families.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Midwifery practice 1; biology and midwifery practice 1; biology and midwifery practice 2; searching for midwifery evidence. Year 2 examples: Midwifery practice 2; public health and midwifery; research methods; midwifery and sexual health. Year 3 examples: Midwifery emergencies; midwifery practice 3; management and education; evidence for midwifery care.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB
  • SQA Higher ABBBB
  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • European Baccalaureate 75%
  • BTEC National Diploma MDD
  • CRB check required
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 61%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 66%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 19%

Total Coursework: 69%

Total Practical: 12%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation