Midwifery for Registered Nurses (MMid) at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Nursing and Midwifery Council

Midwifery for Registered Nurses (MMid)

Course summary

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • Kingston University is ranked No.1 in London and No.7 in the UK for Midwifery (The Guardian University Guide 2024).
  • 100% of students from this course are in highly-skilled employment within six months of graduating (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2018/19).
  • This intensive course recognises your nursing experience, allowing you to qualify as a midwife in two years. This course is normally funded by the government with salary support worth the equivalent to the bottom of a Band 5.
About this course This two year course is ideal for registered adult nurses who have already studied at degree level and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to register as a midwife with the NMC. You’ll gain the scientific knowledge and practical skills for a midwifery career, graduating with a degree and a professional midwifery qualification. There are extensive placement opportunities. You’ll gain clinical experience in maternity units in a variety of hospital and community settings in South West London and Surrey. Please note if you do not have a BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing at grade 2.2 or above, you could enrol on our undergraduate Midwifery (BMid) course. After you graduate: Registered midwives can choose to develop their skills and experience in the NHS, or the independent or voluntary sectors. Midwives can elect to work clinically, teach, undertake research or even manage a complete maternity service. Midwifery today is a highly attractive career with good financial rewards and excellent employment prospects in the UK and overseas. The majority of midwives work in the NHS, either in the community working alongside GPs, district nurses and social workers, or in hospital environments in partnership with obstetricians, anaesthetists and neonatologists. Others work in private maternity hospitals or practice independently. There are many practice-based roles and also management opportunities in both midwifery and general health care which can enable midwives to develop and support modern midwifery practice. Midwives may also take on consultant roles. About this course This two year course is ideal for registered adult nurses who have already studied at degree level and wish to gain the knowledge and skills to register as a midwife with the NMC. There is an emphasis on clinical skills teaching and we aim to ensure your clinical placements reflect the modules you study, enabling you to integrate theory and practice. You will work with midwives in hospitals and the community, caring for women and birthing people, and their families through pregnancy and birth and providing postnatal care. You will be taught by experienced midwives, healthcare specialists and wider NHS experts. You will study the midwifery profession and practice, including a wide range of subjects that provide the scientific knowledge base for midwifery practice, such as maternal and neonatal physiology and care; health promotion and education; professional, ethical and legal issues; and research. A satisfactory health declaration, including immunisations, and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check are required from accepted candidates before registration for the programme.


Year 1:

  • Bodies and Birth 2
  • Social and Political Context of Birth 2
  • Midwifery Profession and Practice 2A
  • Midwifery Profession and Practice 2B
Year 2:
  • Bodies and Birth 3
  • Social and Political Context of Birth 3
  • Midwifery Profession and Practice 3A
- Midwifery Profession and Practice 3B

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), presentations, clinical assessment and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

BSc Adult Nursing 2:2 or above plus registration as a nurse with the NMC for a minimum of 6 months. GCSE English and maths at grade 4 or equivalent also required.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


English language requirements

IELTS : 7.0 overall with 6.5 in writing and 7.0 in all other elements

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For international fees, please visit: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees/ Please visit the provider course webpage for further information regarding additional course costs.
Midwifery for Registered Nurses (MMid) at Kingston University - UCAS