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Where to study?

There are 53 Universities that offer midwifery courses in the UK. You can search for the latest information on the universities that offer the course via the UCAS website. Entry requirements vary so do check these before applying.

In 2013 31,441 people applied for a place in midwifery, for only 2283 places.

If you want to get onto a midwifery course, how you can make sure you are in the 7.25% of people that get a place?

Below is a table of the most popular universities applied for with the number of applicants versus number of places available:

UniversityNumber of ApplicantsNumber of Midwife jobs
Kings College London1843129
London South Bank 1617124
City University London154297
University of Manchester1364129
University of York115628
University of Southampton 73738
University of East Anglia 40853
University of Leeds 107697
University of Nottingham UnknownUnknown
Coventry University100057
Staffordshire University UnknownUnknown
University of South WalesUnknownUnknown
Oxford Brookes University53136
University of Brighton 79236
Swansea University 51628
Queens University Belfast 91637
Robert Gordon University 36778
University of West Scotland UnknownUnknown
Bristol, University west of England95681
Bournemouth University 766101
Bristol, University west of England 95681
Birmingham City University UnknownUnknown
Kingston University 103978
University of Bradford 27860
University of Huddersfield 74459
Plymouth University 49947
University of Salford 99465
University of Surrey 82295
Cardiff University 101150
University of Central Lancashire UnknownUnknown
Edge Hill University 90736
Liverpool John Moore’s University 111322
Sheffield Hallam University 1046:80UnknownUnknown
Northumbria University 73155
University of Chester 984:30
Anglia Ruskin University UnknownUnknown
University of Greenwich UnknownUnknown
University of Hertfordshire 825:110
De Montfort University UnknownUnknown
University of Hull UnknownUnknown
Bangor university 30422
Canterbury Christchurch University UnknownUnknown
University West London UnknownUnknown
University of Worcester 88483
University Campus Suffolk UnknownUnknown
University of Cumbria UnknownUnknown
University of Northampton 73238
Middlesex University -UnknownUnknown
University of Wolverhampton 104483
Keele University 804 35
Teesside University 40736
University of Bedfordshire UnknownUnknown
University of Bedfordshire 68650
University of Dundee UnknownUnknown

Above figures taken from course entries in 2013.

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