• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Graduate Diploma in Midwifery from Flinders University aims to provide the opportunity for registered midwives to deepen their knowledge and skills in midwifery and prepare them for an expanded practice role. This course will not lead to registration as a midwife. 


Graduates are suitable for a wide range of careers in midwifery such as working in clinical practice in hospitals or in community, research, education or management roles. Applicants are advised these courses do not lead to eligibility for registration as a midwife in Australia.


Graduates who successfully complete specified topics in pharmacology/ prescribing and investigations/diagnostics will be able to apply to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia for endorsement in prescribing medications in midwifery.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology and Population Studies for Health Care Practice
  • Advanced Thinking, Communicating and Problem Solving for Health Professionals
  • Leadership in Health Studies
  • Introduction to Research
  • Midwifery Models of Care
  • Psychosocial Contexts in Midwifery
  • Pharmacology and Prescribing for Midwives

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      Part-time option just for domestic students.
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Applicants must normally hold a midwifery degree or equivalent qualification, and must hold a current certificate of registration as a midwife. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

CRICOS: 071426G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32604 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22872 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22867 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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National: AUD 7,120 (Commonwealth supported)

Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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