Taught course


University of Salford · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Entry requirements

BSc Midwifery or related degree, normally at 2.2. or higher, or evidence of recent level 6 study. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). Suitable for Midwives and other health care professionals who aspire to develop their career to become a midwife consultant, manager, lecturer or who wish to continue their professional education at postgraduate level. Applicant profile: You will hold a BSc Midwifery or related degree, normally at 2.2. or above, or have evidence of Level 6 study. You will want to explore and analyse the latest developments in midwifery knowledge and practice and develop a lead role in clinical practice.

Months of entry


Course content

3 good reasons to study Midwifery at Salford:

  • The only course of its kind in the Manchester area
  • A current course that will put you at the forefront of midwifery practice
  • Ideal for those planning to become leaders in clinical practice.

Course Summary

This course provides practising midwives and other health care professionals with the opportunity to explore and analyse the latest developments in midwifery knowledge and practice. You will be encouraged to evaluate your own clinical practice, as well as to clinically appraise wider issues relevant to women and families in society.

Leadership in the NHS forms part of this course and you will be encouraged to opt for a module in leading and managing in your workplace.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English - IELTS - an overall score of 6.5

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,350

Part-time £2,625 for year one

Full-time International £12,800

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £7,500

Part-time £2,675 for year one

Full-time International £13,050

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months


part time
12 months
full time
4 months


full time
8 months
part time
18 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
+44 (0) 161 295 4646