Several of our most recently qualified students have been successful in attaining midwifery posts in different maternity units across England, as well as Wales. Other alumni have been successful in becoming Specialist Midwives in London, winning prestigious research scholarships, and working abroad in, for example, Australia.
Promotion prospects for Swansea University graduate midwives are very good, with midwives commonly achieving Band 6 grading (Agenda for Change) after one year of continuous practice as a midwife in the NHS.
The Swansea University BMid (Hons) Midwifery qualification is highly valued in other countries, and could enable our graduates to work abroad, e.g. in Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
There may also be opportunities for short international/national placements during the third year of the programme.
Our student midwives will have experience of several role dimensions in midwifery, including working independently, working in the community or in hos