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Primary Maternity Care, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Online
The Master of Primary Maternity Care pffered by Griffith University will involve the development of high levels of research knowledge and skills to enable graduates to analyse the evidence, determine the applicability of evidence to practice, generate critical questions and conduct research.
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Overview

Graduates of the Master of Primary Maternity Care pffered by Griffith University will contribute to the development of best practice through the acquisition and generation of research that supports evidenced based maternity care.

Please note that successful completion of this program does not lead to eligibility to apply for registration as a midwife. Prospective students seeking eligibility to apply for registration as a midwife should refer to the Bachelor of Midwifery.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be prepared to design and deliver primary maternity care and women's health services within a well-ness model.

Graduates will be recognised for their expertise and ability to apply professional knowledge and skills in maternity care. They will possess high levels of skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Legal, professional and ethical issues in practice
  • Synergy in practice to meet current and future maternity reform agenda
  • Interactions of cultural diversity and their implications for practice
  • Principles of partnership working
  • Effective midwifery care and service provision.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Enhancing Critical Skills for Midwives
  • Applied Counselling
  • Working with Diverse Populations
  • Global Maternal Health
  • Foundations of Research Inquiry
  • Changing Childbirth: Service Design and Implementation
  • Primary Maternity Care in Context 
  • Prescribing for Midwives
  • Health Leadership and Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      up to 18 months

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

All applicants seeking to undertake the Master of Primary Maternity Care must hold:

  • a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a suitable professional health practice discipline such as midwifery, medicine, nursing or social work from a recognised tertiary institution with a GPA of 5.0 or above
  • OR a Graduate Certificate in Primary Maternity Care from Griffith University (students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing and will be required to complete 80 credit points in the program).
  • a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a suitable professional health practice discipline such as midwifery, medicine, nursing or social work from a recognised tertiary institution with a GPA of 4.0 or above

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6566 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6566 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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