Here are our top 10 reasons to choose the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Birmingham City University.
The latest DLHE survey (2016/17) showed that 99.6 per cent of ALL our students were in work or completing further study six months after graduation.
We’re investing £41 million in an extension to our existing £30 million campus in Edgbaston to provide state-of-the-art learning facilities for all Health, Education and Life Science courses.
You’ll get hands on experience of the profession you’re training for through a variety of placements, ensuring you’re ready for employment when you graduate.
Our undergraduate courses are regulated by professional body the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council). The Student Nursing Times Awards also named us education provider of the year (2017) for our post-qualification courses.
Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles with us at the University, and gain valuable experience for your CV and future employment.
You’ll have opportunities to travel abroad and observe practise in other countries, like some of our midwives who’ve been to Tanzania and Adult Nurses who went to Pittsburgh in the USA.
We run a range of postgraduate and short courses and were even named us post-qualification education provider of the year (2017) so you can be sure we’ll look after your professional development even once you’re working.
Study with us and you’ll be located at the heart of the dynamic city of Birmingham – with all the employment possibilities that a big, multicultural city with specialist healthcare facilities brings. Not to mention the social life…
To welcome new undergraduate students in 2018 we’re giving away at least £150 of free credit to ‘spend’ on books and other learning material. Plus, you don’t have to pay it back!
In addition to being used as a home birthing room, our Home Environment room can play host a range of scenarios and equipment for Learning Disability and Mental Health Nursing students.
You could be forgiven for thinking you’re in a real hospital in our mock wards! They’ll enable you to get a feel of what a ward is really like before you head out for your first placement.
The SIM men and SIM baby mannequins are complete with software, which is used to replicate real symptoms. SIM Man can also “talk” to you, enhancing your ability to learn through practice in clinical skills and simulation sessions.
Our birthing room is kitted out in the same way as a real maternity ward. There’s a bed and all of the essential equipment needed to ensure safe pre-natal and post-natal care.
Skills Practice and Care Enhancement – SPACE – is a room resourced with equipment and a technician, and is dedicated to you practising your clinical skills in a supportive environment.
The Virtual Case Creator (VCC) is a unique, online learning tool that uses the latest techniques similar those used on in computer games. It allows us to create of online, interactive and engaging case studies and scenarios for you to practice your skills before you get on a ward.
Our laboratory facilities to help you explore understand the scientific principles underpinning many of our courses.
Our Mary Seacole library is one of the UK's largest specialist health education libraries with an extensive of range of information and reference materials set out in a relaxing environment. You also have access to the University’s library in The Curzon Building at the City Centre Campus.
We’ve spent £41million expanding and improving the health and nursing facilities at our City South campus. Our facilities offer hands-on practical experience with professional standard equipment and simulation activities.
Come along to one of our open days for a tour of the building and to see the facilities for yourself.