Midwifery Major (MSc Clinical)
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
This course has an earlier application deadline. Please visit the application deadlines page for further information.
|Duration||1.5 years full-time|
This course aims to enhance the professional development of expert midwives. In it, you will investigate varied theoretical perspectives pertinent to midwifery issues. This course will build on your first midwifery degree and your clinical midwifery expertise to prepare you as a scholar, leader and agent for change within midwifery. Your studies will synthesise knowledge, skills and research findings from the humanities, biological and behavioural sciences into evidence-based practice.
Upon completion, you will be able to provide accountable, expert midwifery clinical care to childbearing women from differing cultural backgrounds and their families.
Department of Health Scholarships are available.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Applicants must be eligible for registration as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA), possess a Bachelor or Graduate Diploma in Midwifery with a high course weighted average (greater than 70 percent) and have a minimum of 12 months of midwifery practice.
Non-degree registered midwives may be considered. You will be required to provide supplementary information with your application.
Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.
The requirements of this course may attract additional costs. For more information visit other fees and charges.
Applications for credit for recognised learning are assessed on an individual basis.
Applicants must be eligible for registration in Division One as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Applicants with an undergraduate midwifery degree should submit a professional portfolio detailing their accomplishments and must include their academic transcript. Applicants with a postgraduate midwifery degree should submit a professional portfolio detailing their accomplishments and must include their academic transcript as their postgraduate studies may afford them a higher level of CRL. Applicants who have a hospital based certificate as a midwife, recent midwifery practice and demonstrated attainment of professional standards may also be eligible for credit for recognised learning. A professional portfolio demonstrating attainment of professional standards must be submitted.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
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