School of Midwifery and Community Health

We're the biggest provider of health courses in the East of England and have been educating midwives for over 25 years. Our goal is to produce competent, caring healthcare professionals who will ultimately improve the patient experience.

The possibilities of a career in care are endless and exciting and we’d love to take the first step of your journey with you with one of our undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

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Browse undergraduate, postgraduate and CPD courses in midwifery and related subjects.

Undergraduate degree courses Postgraduate degree courses Continuing professional development

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Midwifery: a career that begins with care

Midwives support women and their families before, during and after a birth. Find out more about our midwifery degree and this rewarding career.

Study midwifery at ARU
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We work with NHS Foundation Trusts and other partners to conduct research that improves care and outcomes for both patients and staff.

Nursing and midwifery research
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About our School

Our people

View profiles of teaching and academic staff in the School of Midwifery and Community Health at ARU.

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Breastfeeding Support Hub

Our free weekly drop-in in Cambridge offers confidential support and information around breastfeeding.

Find out more about the Hub

Taster Days

Find out more about a course, meet tutors and hear from current students at one of our midwifery Taster Days.

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Chat to our students and staff

Do you want to know more about a course or student life at ARU? Send a message to our students or staff – they'll be happy to answer any questions you have.