Taught course

Midwifery / Registered Midwife for registered nurses

Kingston University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education

Entry requirements

Registration as an Adult Nurse (RNA) on the NMC Professional Register for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors (Parts 1 and 10).

Candidates pursuing the PgDip strand must have achieved a BSc(Hons) in Adult Nursing at grade 2.2 or above.

Our selection process includes an interview / Occupational Health clearance / Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure check.

Months of entry


Course content

This 85 week PgDip course has been designed for registered adult nurses who have already studied at degree level who would like to gain the knowledge, skills and values necessary to register as midwives on the Nursing and Midwifery Council's (NMC) professional register. This is an NMC approved course.

What will you study

You will be offered clinical experience within local NHS trusts and the surrounding community. We aim to co-ordinate your clinical placements to reflect the modules being studied, integrating theory and practice.

The themes that run through the programme are midwifery profession and practice, research, biological science, social science, health promotion/public health, and law and ethics.

Fees and funding

For information on funding, please visit: http://www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate-course/midwifery-registered-nurses-pgdip/fees-and-bursaries.html

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    19 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions team, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education
+44 (0)20 8417 5733