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Master of Midwifery Studies

12 months
40035 AUD/year
17185 AUD/year
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The Midwifery Studies program from University of Newcastle is designed to develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary midwifery theories and practice which will enable you to demonstrate leadership within the midwifery profession and contemporary maternity services.


Why study with Midwifery Studies program from University of Newcastle

  • Enhance your midwifery professional practice - registered midwives looking to enhance their careers will have the opportunity to choose one of four areas to study or choose a pathway that suits the individual.
  • Enhance your contemporary midwifery knowledge - the program is co-designed by research inspired midwifery academics and industry partners.
  • Tailor your studies to suit your career - choose your career pathway in one of four key areas.

Career opportunities

Upon completion, you will have developed a solid foundation in contemporary maternity healthcare frameworks, midwifery care and contexts of practice for Indigenous and Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) women. By specialising your midwifery qualifications, you will have the knowledge and qualifications to open doorways to roles in midwifery primary care and group practice models, clinical education, midwifery management, research and academia, or clinical midwifery specialist and consultant roles.

Prospective career paths may include:

  • Midwifery Primary Care
  • Midwifery Clinical Educator
  • Midwifery Manager / Unit Manager
  • Midwifery Researcher
  • Clinical Midwife Specialist / Consultant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Education
  • Research
  • Leadership and Management
  • Primary Midwifery Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


80 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 098482M

  • Applicants must be a registered midwife with:
  • Honours; or
  • A postgraduate qualification; or
  • A minimum of one year's experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae.
  • International Applicants
  • Applicants must be a registered midwife or a registered nurse working in a maternity environment in their own country, with a minimum of one year's experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40035 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40035 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    17185 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17185 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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