Entry requirements

You must have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Registered Nurse (Adult), as well as at least 12 months full-time (or equivalent) post-registration experience of general care.

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or lower second-class honours (2:2 or above) in adult nursing. A DipHE in adult nursing is also accepted if you have evidence of study at level 6 or higher within the last five years.

GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics are required at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent).

An interview forms part of the selection process.

If you accept an offer from Edge Hill you will need to satisfy the requirements of the Nursing & Midwifery Council in respect of physical and mental fitness and will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of ‘Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults’. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Months of entry


Course content

Are you a qualified nurse seeking dual registration as a midwife? Do you have a minimum of one year’s practice in adult nursing? Do you want to help families by becoming a confident, effective and compassionate midwife? Then this comprehensive MSc Midwifery degree, accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, is just right for you.

We’ve designed this course to make the transition to the field of midwifery – and postgraduate study – as smooth as possible. You’ll build on your existing skills in adult nursing and gain important leadership and management skills.

The programme focuses on universal care, as well as caring for families with complex needs. You’ll become an autonomous, evidence-based and research-aware practitioner, able to deliver excellent care and respond to the challenges of the midwifery profession.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    20 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44(0)1695 575171