Taught course

Maternal and Women's Reproductive Health

University of Chester · Faculty of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

Applicants will have:

  • A first degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent), or a portfolio of evidence demonstrating personal and professional development equivalent to degree level.
  • Evidence of recent study or writing at an appropriate level.
  • Relevant workplace experience of at least one year.
  • IELTS level 7 in all areas for students whose first language is not English.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview or alternatively be available for a telephone interview.

Months of entry


Course content

This course will prepare participants to progress their careers in a range of contemporary professional specialist areas related to maternal and women’s healthcare delivery. The subject areas that you will study all have a focus on operating in today’s world of economic challenges while continually striving to enhance the quality of these services for women and their families.

Our course is specifically designed for health professionals working in a broad range of environments delivering maternal and women’s healthcare. Examples include midwifery, neonatology, gynaecology, contraception and sexual health.

The course offers a degree of flexibility in regard to module choice, and students are supported on an individual basis by the Programme Leader. This means that you will have the opportunity to access personalised advice and guidance in regard to module choice for your intended career pathway.

The course content is designed for flexible, interprofessional learning and incorporates international and national drivers and local policies relating to maternal and women’s healthcare.

The course is taught at Riverside Campus in Chester. We will use a facilitative and flexible approach to learning, including formal lectures, group discussions, presentations, group work and e-learning. There are approximately 25-30 contact hours per module, plus 170 -175 hours of private study.

Modules will be assessed by a variety of assessment strategies, including written assignments, examination, seminar presentation, competency assessment and reflective diary.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Health and Social Care Admissions