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Midwifery

Take your midwifery career to the next level with teaching from experienced healthcare practitioners. We work closely with the NHS and other care providers to help you hone your hands-on skills. This includes access to excellent facilities that mimic real-life clinical situations.

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Choosing to study a midwifery degree will open up a world of opportunities. You'll be there to support families during some of the most important moments of their lives.

If you thrive on the unexpected and want to make a difference in people’s lives, a career in a midwifery setting is for you.

Study with us in Cambridge, Chelmsford or Peterborough, in cutting-edge, true-to-life skill laboratories and become a part of our supportive midwifery community. Your time at ARU will feature classroom study, practicals, and placements – for which you’ll be linked to one of our NHS healthcare trust partners.

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Midwifery at ARU

Find out more about our BSc (Hons) Midwifery course.

Facilities and support

As part of your midwifery studies at ARU, you will have access to:

  • purpose-built simulated hospital wards offering the very best in experiential learning
  • registered, practising tutors and lecturers who’ll make sure you’re being taught the latest techniques and give you the support you need to succeed
  • as an undergraduate, a training grant for student midwives worth at least £5,000 a year.

Amber Sage

"I have been fortunate enough as a student to have the extra time to assist new families in feeding their baby in a way that suits the family and keeps the baby full of milk."

Amber Sage

BSc (Hons) Midwifery student

Read about Amber's student experience

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Midwifery

Undergraduate - BSc (Hons)

Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Peterborough (Guild House)
,
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
3 years - 2022
Course features
  • Hands-on learning on placements.
  • Build the essential Midwifery skills.
  • Scored 94% on NSS 2020.

Advanced Midwifery Practice

Postgraduate - MSc

Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Distance learning
Available as:
full-time-chelmsford
,
part-time-chelmsford
,
part-time-distance-learning
Course features
Develop your knowledge and skills to an advanced level with our challenging Masters degree in Advanced Midwifery Practice. Study in Chelmsford or by distance learning.

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Research - MPhil : PhD

Study in:
Chelmsford
,
Cambridge
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
Make a substantial and original contribution to knowledge in the fields of health, nursing and midwifery. Work as part of our research community in an inspiring, multidisciplinary setting.