Taught course

Midwifery with Advanced Standing

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

  • Registered Nurse (Adult) – Status Active Registration
  • Normally an Honours degree in a relevant subject at 2.1 – Preferably a BN Adult Nursing degree at 2.1 or above (Relevance will be assessed by the admissions tutor for non-nursing degrees on an individual basis for example, science based degrees such as biology or environmental science; social science degrees such as psychology or sociology; pharmacology however this list is not exhaustive) or an international equivalent; and
  • Recent relevant study within the last 5 years

Months of entry


Course content

As a registered nurse this programme offers you the opportunity to qualify as a midwife in just two years. This shortened programme will enable you to build on the important experience you have already gained as a registered adult nurse and achieve the additional knowledge and skills required of a midwife. You will develop the capacity to provide, lead on, evaluate and enhance evidence-based maternity care and respond flexibly and effectively to the changes and technological advances in today’s complex healthcare environment. As a graduate of our programme you will be in an excellent position to pursue a career that could encompass practice, management, research and academia.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences