Return to Midwifery Practice

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Blended learning

12 weeks

Module level: 6


Our 12-week CPD course is aimed at qualified midwives, wishing to return to the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register. Applicants accepted directly onto the course are fully funded and you'll also receive a bursary from health Education England on successful completion.

Full description

Who should attend?

Qualified midwives who wish to return to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register in the UK.


This course is due to start later in 2022. Exact dates will be confirmed once the course is validated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

Where can I study?

Blended learning
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Study at a time that suits you, using our learning management system.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Places are fully funded


Contact details

CPD Admissions team

Entry requirements

When applying, you must provide evidence of your original registration. You'll also need to have access to a relevant area of practice, to undertake the clinical practice element of the course and achieve clinical competencies.

You should also:

  • have a satisfactory enhanced DBS
  • be able to provide a professional reference and have occupational health clearance
  • be able to demonstrate that you have capability to meet the NMC requirements on numeracy, literacy, and digital and technological literacy
  • demonstrate that you meet NMC English language requirements.

Before being accepted on to the course, we'll also invite you to an interview. This will assess the requirements above and explore your values in accordance with the NMC Code. NMC registration will be checked via the employer register prior to commencement of the course.

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