City, University of London

City, University of London

Advanced Practice Midwifery

The course is designed for qualified midwives looking to advance into senior, advanced and educational posts within the midwifery profession, where a Masters qualification is often desired. City's Advance Practice in Health and Social Care (Midwifery) MSc is a natural progression from your preregistration Midwifery education as it provides you with the opportunity to build upon your specialist knowledge and skills in a way that will widen your career opportunities. Our programme offers an exciting and flexible learning environment where compulsory modules are kept to a minimum. This means that you can choose some of your modules from a wide range optional modules, building a unique and challenging learning programme tailored to your individual development needs and interests. The Masters programme offers teaching in the latest theoretical and clinical developments by academics belonging to the Centre for Maternal and Child Health who carry out leading world-class research aimed at improving the health and care of women, children, families and communities. In the programme's core modules you will gain a solid foundation of research skills and applied data analysis to support and extend your role as an evidence-based practitioner.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants should hold a second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in midwifery. Applicants without a degree may be considered on the basis of professional experience. Applicants should have at least one year's experience as a practising and registered midwife.

Course modules

Core multidisciplinary modules - Introduction to research methods and applied data analysis (30 credits) - Critical approaches to advanced practice (15 credits) Discipline specific modules - Midwifery theory and professionalism (15 credits) - Risk and Midwifery Practice (15 credits) - Knowledge, Evidence and Skills for normal birth (15 credits) Elective modules - Innovation in Maternity Care: Group Antenatal Care APM026 (15 credits) - Physical Assessment -Neonates and Infants APM010 (15 credits) - Critical Thinking & Diagnostic Reasoning-Neonates APM011 (15 credits) - Leadership for Practice and Service Delivery NMM015 (15 credits) - Education in the Workplace CHM002 (15 credits) - Enhancing Critical Care Skills for Midwifery Practice APM021 (15 credits) - Health Promotion NMM709 (15 credits) - Psychology at Work NMM049 (15 credits) - Psychology for Health and Social Care APM003 (15 credits) - Pathophysiological Principles for Advanced Practice APM022 (15 credits) - Contemporary Issues in Mental Health APM006 (15 credits) - Health Policy in Britain HPM003 (15 credits) - Politics, Power and the Health Policy Process HPM001 (15 credits) - International Health Systems HPM004 (15 credits) - Economics of Health Care HPM006 (15 credits) - Quality Management & Action Evaluation of Health Programmes HMM006 (15 credits) - Health Innovation and Change HMM008 (15 credits) - Introduction to Public Health and Epidemiology PHM001 (15 credits) - Social Determinants of Health PHM004 (15 credits) - Global Health PHM003 (15 credits) - Medicines Management NMM024 (15 credits) - Psychology for Health and Social Care APM003 (15 credits) - Advanced Research Methods HRM002 (15 credits) - Advanced Data Analysis HRM003 (15 credits)

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods are used to assess the course learning outcomes. The choice of assessment method will be influenced by the focus and learning outcomes of the modules. Assessment strategies include coursework, examinations, reports, seminar presentations, skills schedules and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years

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Northampton Square EC1V 0HB London

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