Taught course

Advanced Practice (Midwifery)

King's College London · Department of Midwifery

Entry requirements

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Employment/work experience requirements

This course is for qualified midwives only.

You must normally be working in a practice role, which involves regular patient/client contact. The College cannot arrange clinical placements. Applicants should be working in an appropriate care setting and/or post for the duration of the programme and have a minimum two years’ clinical experience as a qualified practitioner.

Academic Requirements

The normal entry requirement for graduate study is a Bachelor's degree with minimum 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent).

Applicants with other backgrounds or qualifications, including those without a first degree, can be considered: if you do not meet the normal entry requirements or you have only the minimum academic standard you should pay particular attention in preparing your supporting statement and CV to ensure that you draw attention to evidence of potential success at graduate level. This might include publications, preparation of substantial reports or active participation in service development initiatives or funded research.

Months of entry


Course content

For qualified midwives. Gain knowledge and understanding of the international, social, ethical issues and political context of reproduction and maternal health policy, evidence-based practice and research methods.

Students undertake core modules in the leadership and delivery of maternity services, evidence-based practice and healthcare research. In addition students select options from a range of areas including:

  • Clinical specialities
  • Professional development and organisational change.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36-72 months


part time
24-72 months


part time
12-72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0)20 7848 3571