10 Reasons to Study with Us
Here are our top 10 reasons to choose the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
1. Over 98 per cent of graduates employed
The latest DLHE survey (2015/16) showed that 98.8 per cent of ALL our students were in work or completing further study six months after graduation.
2. State-of-the-art facilities
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.
3. We get you ready for employment
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.
4. Our courses are approved by professional bodies
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.
5. Earn while you learn with OpportUNIty
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.
6. Opportunities to travel abroad
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.
7. Continue your professional development
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.
8. Study in the City of Birmingham
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…
9. Get £150 free credit for books and learning materials
We ensure you have a holistic approach to your practice through FACE, which allowed service users and carers to share their experiences, knowledge and ideas with you.
10. Experienced Staff
Our staff come from the professions they teach, maintaining their links to ensure you get the most up-to-date learning during your course. Some even go to the length of doing shifts in their profession to stay hands on!