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Midwifery Studies

University of Newcastle

Master On Campus Online
12 months
39310 AUD/year
17720 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Midwifery Studies 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.

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Extending your midwifery foundational education in this way will place you in an optimum position to positively influence future midwifery practice and maternity services provision.


Upon completion the Master of Midwifery Studies from University of Newcastle , you will have developed a solid foundation in contemporary maternity healthcare frameworks, midwifery care and contexts of practice for Indigenous women. 

By specialising your midwifery qualifications, you will have the knowledge and qualifications to open doorways to roles in midwifery primary care 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
  • family health midwife

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Midwifery and Cultural Diversity 
  • Contemporary Midwifery 
  • Biophysical Processes and Health Assessment 
  • Research in Health Care 
  • Pharmacotherapeutics and Prescribing for Health Care Professionals 
  • Optimising Childbearing 
  • Pharmacotherapeutics for Midwifery Primary Care 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 098482M

Domestic Applicants

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

  • International

    39310 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39310 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17720 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.


We have many scholarships available for international students. Some are awarded automatically if students meet eligibility criteria on applying. Other scholarships require a specific application and provide a higher level of scholarship benefit, up to and including full tuition covered. Please review the specific program of interest to see what you could be eligible for.

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Midwifery Studies
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