Course Overview - Midwifery BMid

Gain the academic and practical knowledge and skills required to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a midwife.

We offer you the best start in studying the art and science of midwifery. At Edinburgh Napier University you have the exciting opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills to ensure that the care offered to women and their families has a woman centred approach and prioritises the ethos of compassion and professionalism.

As a midwife you will be recognised as an expert in supporting, advising and advocating for women and their families d...

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A level


Including a Literary subject* and Biology/Applied Science/Life and Health Sciences. GCSE grade C/4 in Maths also required. GCSE grade C/4 in English required for candidates who do not have this subject at A Level.

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Scottish Higher


Including English and Biology or Human Biology. National 5 Maths, Lifeskills Maths OR Applications of Maths at grade C also required. If you are eligible for an adjusted offer under our Contextual Admissions Policy, please see the ‘Minimum Qualification Requirements’ below.

Access to HE Diploma


Pass Access to HE Diploma in a related subject with 45 credits overall and a minimum of 39 credits at Merit & 6 credits at Distinction. Biology and English must be studied at Level 3 and Maths must be studied at Level 2 as part of the diploma.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


Award of Diploma with 27 points overall, with 3 Higher Level subjects at grades 6, 5, 4, including Biology at grade 5 and English at grade 4. Standard Level Maths at grade 4 also required.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in Health and Social Care AND A Level Biology/Applied Science/Life and Health Sciences at grade C or above.* GCSE grade C/4 in Maths also required. Minimum grades DMM (Distinction Merit Merit) in Applied Sciences AND A Level English or another Literary subject* at grade C or above. GCSE Maths at grade C/4 also required.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


Grades H2, H3, H3, H3 at Higher Level including English and Biology. O3 in two Ordinary Level subjects, including Maths.

Scottish HNC


Care and Administrative Practice or Healthcare Practice with grade B in the graded unit. Higher Biology or Human Biology at grade C or above also required.

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Scotland £1,820
England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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