Nursing and Midwifery

Imagine changing people’s lives every day. With a career in nursing or midwifery, you can enjoy a diverse and rewarding career that really makes a difference.

  • We are ranked No.1 for Nursing and Midwifery in the Midlands in the Guardian University Guide 2021.
  • With courses in adult, children, learning disability and mental health nursing, you can specialise in the area you are most passionate about.
  • On successful completion of the BSc courses, you will be eligible to apply to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
  • Our £59m Alison Gingell Building features mock hospital wards, critical care settings and midwifery suite.
  • Students on the Nursing and Midwifery BSc (Hons) courses can qualify for a £5,000 fund through the NHS Learning Support Fund, which does not need to be paid back.
  • We have strong links with local NHS trusts and other healthcare providers, such as private hospitals, hospices and community settings.
  • Our new Adult Nursing Blended Learning BSc (Hons) gives you the flexibility to study from any location for much of the course.

Our Nursing and Midwifery facilities

Alison Gingell Building students practicing in a ward

Alison Gingell Building

Our state-of-the-art Alison Gingell Building features mock hospital wards, an operating theatre, critical care settings and other real-life nursing environments.

Community houses

Community houses

Learn how to work with patients outside of a hospital setting in our simulated, two full-size community homes, specifically built for teaching.


Midwifery Suite with patient in birthing pool and nursing staff around

Midwifery suite

Our midwifery suite is equipped with delivery facilities including water birth options. Student midwives also use manikins to simulate routine and emergency care to mothers and babies.

More than a course

    • Facilities, shows or events mentioned on this page may not be relevant for every course. Please check individual course pages for specific details regarding what facilities, shows or events are available for each course.
    • Please note that any opportunities or experiences referred to on this page may be subject to additional costs (for example travel, visas and accommodation), competitive application, availability and meeting any applicable visa requirements.
    • Staff may be subject to change.
    • The majority of our courses are formally recognised by professional bodies. This means that the courses have been reviewed and tested to ensure they reach a set standard. In some instances, studying on an accredited course can give you additional benefits such as exemptions from professional exams.
    • Accreditations and memberships shall be renewed in accordance with the relevant bodies’ standard review process and subject to the university maintaining the same high standards of course delivery. If the accreditation of any of our courses change, we will notify applicants and students as soon as possible. Please check the relevant course web page for up-to-date information on the current status of individual course accreditations.
    • The university may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via emerging online technologies and methods across all courses. The form of delivery will be determined in accordance with government and public health guidance. Whether on campus or online, our key priority is staff and student safety.
    • Due to the ongoing restrictions relating to COVID-19, some facilities (including some teaching and learning spaces) and some non-academic offerings (particularly in relation to international experiences), may vary from those advertised and may have reduced availability or restrictions on their use.
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Clearing 2022

If you don't meet the requirements to apply for a course this September you could consider applying through Clearing or Adjustment. Clearing is your opportunity to study a subject you love at Coventry University.

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