Nursing and midwifery
Our nursing and midwifery courses offer direct entry into a career in nursing or midwifery. We provide quality research-led teaching combined with practical experience in a variety of clinical settings. Your course fees are paid, and you could be entitled to receive a bursary if you are a home or EU student.
Our facilities are leading the way in healthcare education. Each specialist teaching room has been designed in close consultation with practising health professionals such as nurses and midwives. They replicate the actual work environment of hospitals and other related settings, so you experience education and training that you can apply directly to the workplace.
This, combined with our strong links with leading healthcare providers, make our courses a first class route into a career in nursing or midwifery.
View a 360 degree tour of our mock hospital ward.
View a 360 degree tour of our mock operating theatre.
View a video explaining more about the benefits of this course and studying nursing with us.
View videos about midwifery, the benefits of this course and studying midwifery with us.
Our health and social care courses place a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning. This means that you train alongside practitioners from other health professions. Find out more.
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Study to become a nurse specialising in care for over 16 year olds, in facilities praised by the UK’s Nursing and Midwifery Council. Gain the professional experience you need to gain employment by spending 50% of your time on placement within a healthcare setting.
UCAS code B740
Study to become a midwife in facilities praised by the UK’s Nursing and Midwifery Council. Gain the professional experience you need to gain employment by spending 50% of your time training on placement with a healthcare trust.
UCAS code B720
Study to become a children's nurse in facilities praised by the UK’s Nursing and Midwifery Council. Gain the professional experience you need to gain employment by spending 50% of your time on placement within a healthcare setting.
UCAS code B730
Qualify to become a nurse in two years instead of three with this postgraduate course. You spend 52 weeks of your course on placement, with the support of the University and an experienced nurse mentor. Following the course you are able to apply for registration to the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a qualified nurse.
This course has achieved 93% overall student satisfaction in the latest 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) results released this month.Study to become a mental health nurse in facilities praised by the UK’s Nursing and Midwifery Council. Gain the professional experience you need to gain employment by spending 50% of your time on placement within a healthcare setting.
UCAS code B760
Three years full-time
If you want a career making a difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities this joint award course is the right choice for you. Gain the professional experience that you need by spending 50% of your time in practice placements in a wide variety of settings. This is complemented by studying in specialist facilities which include the £13 million Robert Winston Building.
Develop your qualifications as a registered nurse by specialising in community public health nursing. This course qualifies you as a registered specialist and enables you to take up a variety of community nursing positions working at an individual, family and community level.
If you are a post-registration nurse this course allows you to specialise in public health nursing roles such as health visitor or school nurse. Successfully completing your studies means you fulfil the Nursing and Midwifery Council requirements to practise in these roles.
If you are a registered nurse or midwife with an advanced diploma, this part-time course allows you to top up your qualification to achieve graduate status whilst working and developing your professional practice.
Specialise in district nursing and primary care practice and take advantage of career opportunities in this area. You studies are designed to meet Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for the specialism and comprise 50% practice and 50% theory to ensure what you learn can be directly applied.
This course is for you registered nurses looking to develop their skills in district nursing. You can study full-time and go on placement with one our healthcare organisation partners, or choose the part-time option giving you the opportunity to combine work and study.
Enhance your skills and top up your current postgraduate diploma to a full masters degree in one year. You develop your critical understanding of appropriate research methodology and contribute to professional practice development within your chosen area.
Part-time, Distance learning
Make a difference to people's lives by choosing a career in social work, providing people with help, support and guidance when they need it and protecting vulnerable children and adults. You split your study time between teaching and learning at university and practice learning in services settings. This approach ensures that you qualify with the skills, knowledge and experience you need to succeed in your career.
Develop your health and social care management and leadership skills on this work-based course, which is designed to involve minimal university attendance. The skills and knowledge you gain improve your career potential while making a direct impact on your workplace.
Suitable for health professionals in the UK and worldwide who are unable to attend the University, this distance learning course allows you to gain advanced skills in the critical evaluation and analysis of radiological imaging and interventions. Your studies are led by a team of lecturers who are all registered and experienced allied health professionals with international experience.
If training or teaching is part of your role as a healthcare professional and you want to develop these skills, this course is designed for you. You learn how to design and develop high-quality learning packages that have an evidence-based approach. You can apply and test what you learn with observed teaching practice in your workplace and teaching small groups of students at the University.
Study for a professional doctorate designed to develop your ability to work at the highest academic level in an applied professional context. Equivalent to a PhD, the goal of your doctorate is to develop your practice as an experienced professional in health, social care, biomedical science or sport and exercise science.
Study a unique course supported by Prostate Cancer UK and designed for healthcare practitioners working in or towards a specialist role caring for those affected by prostate cancer. During your studies you gain an in-depth knowledge of the management of the disease, reflect on your role as an ambassador for your patients, and develop ideas for service improvement within your practice and workplace.
Study ultrasound on a validated course with a long established tradition for excellence. You develop the ultrasound scanning skills required in a range of roles including allied health professionals, midwives, nurses, GPs and medics.
This course enables you to give vital treatment and support patients with life-threatening illnesses to achieve the best quality of life. It is designed to be flexible, allowing you to tailor your studies to your needs and area of practice.
Prepare for more senior health and social care roles on this professionally focused course. You are encouraged to put into practice what you learn by implementing new policies or changes in your workplace. You then reflect on what you’ve done and discuss with lecturers and other managers on the course, gaining insights based on theory and practice.
If you are a physiotherapist, occupational therapist or nurse with experience in paediatric practice, studying this course can help you broaden your knowledge and offer professional recognition for your specialism.
Study on a flexible course designed to meet your professional development needs and career aspirations. You choose the topics or modules that suit your individual requirements, helping you to progress to more advanced roles, while studying at a pace that suits you.
Mock hospital ward
The mock hospital ward at our Collegiate Campus gives students a hands on experience as it would be in a real hospital.
Mock operating theatre
Mock theatre at our Collegiate Campus gives students a hands-on experience as it would be in a real hospital.
Course benefits (1:28)
View a video explaining more about the benefits of this course and studying nursing with us.
About the course (1:16)
Janet Medforth nursing and midwifery lecturer, talks about the nursing and midwifery department and the funding available to undergraduate students.
Midwifery employment record (0:27)
Nursing and midwifery lecturer Janet Medforth describes the excellent employment rate for our graduates.
Course facilities (1:06)
Nursing and midwifery lecturer Janet Medforth describes the facilities available for our students to use.
Clinical placement (1:30)
Nursing and midwifery lecturer Janet Medforth talks about nursing and midwifery clinical placements.
Clinical skills (0:37)
Nursing and midwifery lecturer Janet Medforth talks about the clinical skills our students learn to prepare them for going on placement.
What we look for in a student (1:50)
Nursing and midwifery lecturer Janet Medforth talks about the diverse people we train and the qualities we look for in our students.
Realistic expectations (1:35)
Nursing and midwifery lecturer Janet Medforth explains that training to be a nurse or midwife is very demanding, but that there is a lot of support available to help you succeed.
Together in the real world of health and social care
Our health and social care courses place a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning. This means that you train alongside practitioners from other health professions. So, depending on your course you could spend time working alongside
This gives you a fresh perspective on situations. And it also prepares you for the real world. Collaboration between health professionals is increasing as organisations try to provide a more integrated and effective service. At Sheffield Hallam we understand that by working together we can we give the best possible care.