Direct Entry (3 Years)

What is involved?

There are two main routes open to undergraduates when they want to become a Midwife. The 3 year direct entry course should be chosen if you are NOT a registered nurse.

If you ARE a registered nurse and want to make the switch to midwifery please look at the
18 month course.

Picture of Midwife

What is the Entry Criteria?

A-levels - A 3 A-level target of BCC or 2 A-level target AB is necessary.

GCSEs - 5 GCSEs at grades A to C including English langauge, Mathematics and a Science subject.

How do I apply?

Request for application packs may be made in person or by writing to the following address:

The Registry Office
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Queen's University of Belfast
Medical Biology Centre
97 Lisburn Road

What Courses can I choose from?

In Northern Ireland the only university where you can study Midwifery is Queen's University:

Queen's University

Course name - BSc in Midwifery Sciences
For more information visit the
Queens University Website

Nursing & Midwifery Council Information Sheets

What does a Midwife do?
Becoming a Midwife in the UK

Interested in a career in Midwifery? Download the latest leaflet that contains information on what courses you can choose and help you make the right choice.

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