The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, has a world renowned reputation and courses are taught by academics at the top of their profession.
The School is ranked 1st in Ireland and in the top 50 universities in the World in the QS World University Subject rankings 2019. You will have the opportunity to meet and mix with students from Ireland and abroad and form cohesive bonds throughout your time with us. Midwifery students are taught theory predominantly in the School of Nursing and Midwifery building on D’Olier Street, which is a wonderful historic building in the heart of the capital. The School is a great place to learn and interact with classmates and, with its close proximity to Trinity’s main campus, midwifery students are never far from the center of student life. While on clinical placements, you will be supervised by highly skilled midwives who have been specially prepared to guide and direct your learning.
What you need to know
Where is the course located?
What is the length of the course?
4 Years Full-time
When can I apply?
You can apply today
When does the course start?
We have partnerships with many EU universities for our various nursing and midwifery courses. Students currently have the opportunity to go on Erasmus to the following (dependent upon profession or nursing discipline): Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland; University of Malta; University of South Wales; LUND University, Sweden; University of Northern Denmark, Aalborg, Denmark; Hanze University College, Groningen, Netherlands; University of Applied Science, Maastricht, Netherlands; Wolverhampton University, UK. New sites are added every year. Non-European sites are planned from 2020.
Application Closing Date
Open for an application
Number of Places
Fees and Funding
Non-EU Tuition Fees
Living Costs per year
Features and Benefits
- The School is ranked 1st in Ireland and in the top 50 universities in the World in the QS World University Subject rankings 2019.
- The School is a great place to learn and interact with classmates and, with its close proximity to Trinity’s main campus, midwifery students are never far from the centre of student life
- Midwives often describe their job as ‘privileged’. The role they have in preparing women for the birth of new life makes them a vital presence during all stages of pregnancy, labor and the early postnatal period.
- This unique role is demanding and carries a lot of responsibility. A career in midwifery involves a great deal of professional and personal satisfaction.
How to Apply
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As part of your application, you will be required to submit:
- Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
- Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
- 2 letters of recommendation
- A copy of your passport
- Personal Statement
- Extra requests for certain courses
Minimum entry requirements
The minimum matriculation requirements refer to the basic standard of application you must meet to be considered. Anything less than this will be unsuccessful outright however meeting the matriculation requirements does not guarantee admission. The standard matriculation requirements are pass grades in English, Mathematics, a language other than English, and a full set of valid subjects for your examination system.
TOEFL: Internet based 90 (with a written score of 21).
IELTS: (Academic version) 6.5 (no individual band below 6). For Dental courses: IELTS (academic version) 7 (no individual band below 7). For Clinical speech and language studies: IELTS (academic version) 7 (no individual band below 7)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59).
Duolingo: Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 110/160, dated since January 2020
For Dental courses and Clinical speech and language studies: Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 120/160, dated since January 2020.
(Note: Trinity is accepting Duolingo English test on a temporary basis for 2020/21 entry).
Special Entry Requirements
• Leaving Certificate: O6/H6 mathematics; O6/H6 in one of biology, physics, chemistry; Physics/chemistry or agricultural science
• GCSE: Grade C mathematic; Grade C in one of biology, physics or chemistry
• Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting
On completion of this course, the student will be eligible to apply for registration as a midwife on the midwives division of the Nurses and Midwives Register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. The course offers an excellent foundation for career advancement in midwifery and further health related studies. It facilitates learning across wide and varied experiences and promotes flexibility for employment within and outside the health services.