Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Advanced Midwifery Practice

The course is aimed at those passionate about midwifery practice and who want to develop their knowledge and skills to an advanced level. Supported by an academic team of experienced midwives students are enabled to advance their existing skills of independent thinking and quickly apply them to their practice. Students are encouraged to explore both how to promote normality during childbirth and how to facilitate care for vulnerable women with complex needs, with the aim of reducing intervention.

Entry requirements

Appropriate midwifery qualification and have a minimum of 1 year�s post-qualification experience of working as a midwife. An Honours degree qualification is usually required. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course. If English is not the 1st language students are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (academic level) or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules: Promoting normal childbirth; facilitating complex birth; research studies; major project. Optional modules: newborn infant physical examination (NIPE); advanced communication skills; law and ethics in health and social care; strategic management and commissioning; global leadership.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary between modules and include written essays, seminar presentations with supporting papers, annotated PowerPoint presentation, observed structured clinical cxam (OSCE), portfolio presentation, a research proposal and, for the Master's award, a major project of no more than 18,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelmsford Campus Chelmsford CM1 1SQ South East

Key information

Anglia Ruskin University
Telephone number: 
01245 68 68 68