Taught course

Advanced Practitioner: Midwife

University of East Anglia · Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree Subject

A degree, carrying with it a qualification in a health care profession

Degree Classification

2.2 or above Special Entry Requirements State registration with a recognised health profession council together with appropriate professional experience. Must already be qualified as a Midwife.

You must submit a Memorandum of Understanding at the time of application. Your manager will need to confirm that you will be given the time and resources required for the programme.

Course Open To

Currently the course is only open to Home/EU applicants who are living and working in the UK in a relevant professional role.

Months of entry


Course content


A degree designed for senior clinicians or health care professional seeking to take their career to an advanced level. For many, dynamic skills are essential to keeping up with the ever-changing needs and challenges of modern practice. You will develop a multidisciplinary understanding of all areas of practice to ensure you can provide the best and most appropriate health care to your patients.


Students study in the areas of clinical assessment, research methodologies, pathophysiology in addition to a choice compulsory module (with opportunity to pursue work-based learning). You will meet regularly with peers from other schools within the School of Health Sciences: an inter-professional attitude that encourages good communication and a greater understanding of different roles within the medical profession.


As a student of Midwifery at UEA, you will benefit from research-led and problem-based teaching to ensure as a graduate you’re fit for practice in the modern health and social care sectors. With great pride in its inter-professional academic environment, the School not only encourages students to reach their full potential, but also inspires lifelong learning and continued professional development.


The School of Health Sciences takes a leading role in the renowned scientific research community of Norwich, a hub of exciting scientific research in the UK. As a student, you will enjoy great support for life-long learning and career development. In addition to studying this degree, a host of continual professional development (CPD) courses are available for those already qualified or working in health provision.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit fully from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows: IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 7.0 in all component); PTE: 68 (minimum 68 in all components).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1603 591515