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1 BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery Plymouth University

2 A new curriculum will commence in September 2013 for the BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery Eligibility to apply for Registration as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

3 Course Structure Highly integrated and focused programme Course completed over 156 weeks in 3 years with 7 weeks annual leave per year 45 programmed weeks each year The course will be delivered using both clinical and theoretical elements with a 55/45 weighting respectively Some shared learning will take place in multiprofessional groups or with post-registration midwives at appropriate points in the programme

4 Course Aims Safe, competent, confident practitioner Accountable and autonomous Life long learning skills Research ethos Non-judgemental and anti-discriminatory EU requirements

5 Practice / Clinical Placements Placements take place throughout the South West, therefore you will be required to travel to and from placements Practice takes place under the direct or indirect supervision of a sign off mentor Some placements will be in non-Midwifery areas DoH bursaries, include travel and accommodation for placements

6 The pattern of the programme will reflect a block structure, with students either in practice or theory/ annual leave. It is anticipated that the first full practice block will commence after Christmas, with some introductory days prior to this. Programme Pattern

7 You may be required to travel for your practice placements, developing a broader practice experience All theory will be delivered in Plymouth or via blended learning

8 Your Application Totality of the application Academic qualifications including: - Strong GCSE profile: five grades A-C (must include English, Maths and Science) - A Levels: 320 points (with at least 160 points from two A levels); at least a B in a science subject at A-level Personal Statement References

9 Your Application Non Standard Academic Qualifications BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in a Science or health related subject Access to Higher Education, to include a distinction in Maths, English and Science Evidence of academic study in the last five years is required

10 UCAS Application Entry to the Midwifery course is very competitive Candidates are offered places on the basis of the totality of their UCAS application and a selection day All applications go through a short listing process Selection days will comprise a numeracy test, literacy test and, if successful, be followed by an interview Personal statement Reference

11 Personal Statement Demonstrate an understanding of the Midwifery profession Evidence of related work or other experience Demonstrate evidence of good communication skills Ability to empathise with others Problem solving and use of initiative That X-factor about you

12 Personal Statement Ability to study/work independently and in groups Extra curricular/outside interests Willingness to learn Quality of written work Supportive reference

13 Selection Day Full day process Discussions about Midwifery as a profession and course requirements Morning selection process involving numeracy and written elements One to one interview in the afternoon if successful in the morning elements

14 Recommended Study Skills Entry is competitive Students are advised to be positive about study skills as it will enable you to study more effectively. Addressing the following skills is particularly good preparation: Numeracy: Including fractions & decimals Literacy: Including scan reading, academic writing, spelling and grammar IT skills: Word processing, e-mail and the use of the internet including information retrieval

15 If Offered a Place Commitment to the course Be sure before you start Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check Occupational Health screen

16 BSc (Hons) Pre-Registration Midwifery at Plymouth University Any Questions?

17 A copy of this presentation can be found on the University website shortly after the open day at: Follow us, and tell us what you think about today @PlymUni_HES

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