Top 10 Midwifery Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe

There two types of Midwifery masters programs available to study in the UK and Europe.

Some courses are aimed at registered nurses to become registered midwives. Other courses are aimed at midwives who wish to improve their skills, understanding and management abilities and these courses are usually studied on a part-time basis.

Here is our roundup of 10 of the best Midwifery masters degree courses in the UK and Europe*. 

MSc in Advance Practice (Midwifery) – King's College London 

Cost: £3,300 per year for UK and EU students / £6,440 per year for international students. 
What You Will Study: This course at King’s College London is aimed at students who are already working in senior positions within Midwifery or researching into maternal or infant health. It is completed in three to six years on a part-time basis. 

MSc in Midwifery with Advanced Standing – University of Southampton 

Cost: £9,561 per year for UK and EU students. 
What You Will Study: The MSc in Midwifery with Advanced Standing at the University of Southampton is aimed at qualified practising Nurses in the NHS who wish to become qualified Midwives. It takes two years to study on a full-time basis and is not open to international students. 

MSc in Midwifery Practice and Leadership – Trinity College Dublin 

Cost: €10,045 total cost for Irish and EU students / €20,075 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland can undertake this course over one year on a full-time basis or in two years on a part-time basis. The course equips Midwives with advanced skills with modules such as Ethics and Law in Health and Social Care and Advancing Midwifery Practice. 

MSc in Midwifery Studies, Maternal and Newborn Health – University of Nottingham 

Cost: £7,290 total cost for UK and EU students / £16,695 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This MSc at the University of Nottingham aims to educate current Midwives and Nurses to lead teams of Midwives or Nurses involved in maternal and infant health. It is undertaken in one year on a full-time basis or in two to four years on a part-time basis. 

MSc in Midwifery Practice – University College Dublin 

Cost: €12,640 total cost for Irish and EU students / €24,200 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: Students at University College Dublin in Ireland must already be practising Midwives and undertake this course on a part-time basis over two years. Modules include Midwifery Practice and the Concept of Normality and Evidence-Based Decision Midwifery. 

MSc in Advanced Professional Practice (Maternal and Child Health) – Queen's University Belfast 

Cost: £5,500 total cost for UK and EU students / £15,700 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This MSc at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland is aimed at practising Midwives who wish to move into management and some modules are only open to Midwives registered in the UK or Ireland. It is undertaken on a full-time basis in one year or on a part-time basis within three years. 

MSc in Enhanced Professional Midwifery Practice – Swansea University 

Cost: £2,050 per year for UK and EU students. 
What You Will Study: Students at Swansea University undertake this course over three years on a part-time basis and is aimed at practising Midwives who wish to improve their skills or move into management. The course is only open to UK and EU students. 

MSc in Midwifery – University College Cork 

Cost: €7,500 total cost for Irish and EU students. 
What You Will Study: This MSc in Midwifery at University College Cork is for Irish registered Midwives and is completed on a part-time basis in two years. Students will gain a greater understanding of the practice and research of Midwifery in Ireland. 

MSc in Midwifery – University of Dundee 

Cost: £4,600 total cost for UK and EU students / £10,800 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This MSc in Midwifery at the University of Dundee is undertaken on a part-time distance learning basis over three and a half years. Students must be practising Midwives or working in maternal or infant health. 

MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (Midwifery) – University of Leeds 

Cost: £5,200 total cost for UK and EU students / £12,200 total cost for international students. 
What You Will Study: This Midwifery course is aimed at practising Midwives who wish to improve their management and leadership skills. It is undertaken in three years on a part-time basis.

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