New College Durham Midwifery

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New College Durham Midwifery

New College Durham Midwifery


Midwives deliver, or assist in the delivery of babies, provide antenatal and postnatal care and advise parents on baby care. They work with other healthcare professionals, and advise on and teach midwifery practice.

Current entry requirements

A degree in midwifery is essential. Registered nurses can do a 12-18 month shortened course but graduates from other disciplines must undertake the full three or four-year degree programme. Entry to midwifery training without a degree or HND is also possible. Applicants must have a minimum of five GCSEs (or equivalent) and at least two A-levels (or equivalent) for degree programmes. There is a lower age limit of 17 years 6 months to enter training.

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Useful contacts

International Office at New College Durham

Location: Room N213 at Neville Building
Office Hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm (Monday to Friday)
Telephone: +44 191 375 4151

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