Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in midwifery. Applicants without a degree may be considered on the basis of professional experience. Applicants should have at least one year's experience as a practising and registered midwife. .

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

City’s Advance Practice in Health and Social Care (Midwifery) MSc is a natural progression from your preregistration Midwifery education as it provides you with the opportunity to build upon your specialist knowledge and skills in a way that will widen your career opportunities. Applicants for senior, advanced and educational posts in Midwifery are usually expected to possess, or be working towards, masters-level qualifications. Completing an Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care (Midwifery) MSc at City University London will not only demonstrate your ambition and aptitude for learning, it will increase your chances of success in your chosen career progression. Furthermore, our uniquely flexible programme provides you with the opportunity to tailor your learning to your unique learning needs and interests.
City’s Advance Practice in Health and Social Care (Midwifery) MSc offers an exciting and flexible learning opportunity that enables you to build a unique and challenging learning programme tailored to your individual development needs and interests. Compulsory modules are kept to a minimum, with a wide range of optional modules available for individual selection and the programme includes several optional modules that provide you with advance practitioner skills in areas of care such as critical maternity care, examination of the new-born, sexual health, non-medical prescribing, health management, mental health and safeguarding and centring pregnancy ante natal care. It is this combination of excellent module choice and the high standard of research and critical thinking skills that make our programme stand out.
The Masters programme offers teaching in the latest theoretical and clinical developments by academics belonging to the Centre for Maternal and Child Health who carry out leading world class research aimed at improving the health and care of women, children, families and communities. It develops your research skills and critical thinking and provides the opportunity to conduct a research project under expert supervision, laying the foundations for independent research in the future. You will have the opportunity to discuss key debates in health and social care provision in multi-professional and interdisciplinary contexts. You will gain a solid foundation of research skills and applied data analysis to support and extend your role as an evidence-based practitioner.

Fees and funding

Full-time EU: £7,500 (MSc) (2015/16)
Part-time EU: £3,750 per year (MSc) (2015/16)
Full-time Non EU: £15,000 (MSc) (2015/16)
Part-time Non EU: £7,500 per year (MSc) (2015/16)
Scholarships: The School of Health Sciences believes that exceptional academic and clinical performance should be recognised and rewarded. We have several scholarships available for students starting on our courses this September and January: City University postgraduate scholarships, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, School of Health Sciences International Excellence Scholarships (for international students only), Dean's Scholarships
Bursaries: You may also be eligible to apply for a means-tested NHS bursary.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-60 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Professional practice20
Dissertation20 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 20 7040 5790
+44 (0) 20 7040 5717