BMidwif Midwifery / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Midwifery Honours/Master of Midwifery
BMidwif: 3 years, master's: 4 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB-ABB (including specific subjects).
Typical contextual A-level offer
BBB (including specific subjects).
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall with 6, 5, 5 at Higher Level.

The course specific requirements are 34 points overall with three higher level subjects at grades 6, 5, 5, including Biology or Chemistry.

You may also apply without science if you have 35 points, 6, 6, 5 at higher level including at least one relevant subject eg psychology, sociology or geography.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Develop midwifery knowledge, understanding and skills on a course underpinned by NMC standards through university study and in the practice learning environment .
  • Build your confidence and apply theory to practice by studying and providing continuity of midwifery care.
  • Gain the Newborn and Infant Physical Examination qualification and a teaching accreditation.
  • Receive academic support with an option to extend your studies and complete an integrated Master's (MMidwif) focusing on leadership.

This course is currently only available to students who qualify for home student status.

Midwifery at The University of Manchester

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying midwifery at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Discover Day

We also offer a Midwifery Discover Day every summer. For more information on this, visit the Discover Day page.


Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2024 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £29,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Additional expenses

An initial set of uniforms for clinical practice will be supplied by the University.

You will need to purchase a fob-watch and suitable shoes for working in the practice learning environment. Some travel costs to placements may be covered by Health Education England .

You may be required to pay for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) document check at the Post Office prior to commencing the programme.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


As per the government announcement, all UK midwifery students will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year which they will not need to pay back. The funding will be given to all new and continuing degree-level nursing, midwifery and many allied health students from September 2020. More information can be found on the NHS website.

Please note, eligibility criteria for the new funding will be the same as the wider NHS Learning Support Fund payable to students ordinarily resident in the UK and studying at a university in England.

Find out about the financial support available to students starting at Manchester.

Contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Admissions Secretary
+44 (0)161 529 4563
School/Faculty overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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