Taught course

Midwifery with Registered Midwife for Registered Nurses (Adult)

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.

Months of entry


Course content

This two year masters course is ideal for registered adult nurses who have already studied at degree level and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to register as midwives with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). You will study the midwifery profession and practice, research, biological science, social science, public health, law and ethics.

There is an emphasis on clinical skills teaching - more than half the course focuses on developing practical abilities. We aim to ensure your clinical placements reflect the modules you study, enabling you to integrate theory and practice.

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

NHS Training Grant:

Nursing and Midwifery students on pre-registration courses from September 2020 will receive a payment of at least £5,000 a year which they will not need to pay back, subject to eligibility criteria. For more information please visit the NHS Business Service Authority.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MMid
    full time
    20 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