Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Master of Midwifery gives registered midwives the opportunity to advance their skills and employment prospects with an in-demand postgraduate qualification. Students build important industry relationships when they learn from experienced clinicians and acclaimed researchers, and benefit from leading teaching staff and academics. In three years of part-time study students extend their knowledge, practical skills and understanding of evidence-based practice, grow their understanding of professional issues and develop the ability to independently undertake research.
Standard entry requirements
- Bachelor degree in Midwifery from a recognised higher education institution
- And achieved a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 (credit average). Applicants must also hold a Current Practising Certificate as a Registered Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
- And completed a minimum of one year clinical experience as a Registered Midwife.
Students entering the Masters program with a completed Graduate Certificate in Midwifery (Perinatal Mental Health) offered by the University of South Australia, or an equivalent qualification from another Australian university, will be granted 18 units of credit and will follow the program of study as set out in the schedule.
The Master of Midwifery may not be offered every year and may also be subject to demand.