Midwifery, Postgraduate Diploma | The University of Notre Dame Australia | Fremantle, Australia
18 months
35458 AUD/year
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The Midwifery program at The University of Notre Dame Australia provides the ideal educational environment for Registered Nurses who wish to become midwives. The full-time program combines theory, research and professional practice so that you can embark on a career in midwifery with confidence.


Why study this degree?

In the Midwifery program at The University of Notre Dame Australia, a significantly high proportion of ‘hands-on’ professional practice includes quality experience with you as a part of the midwifery healthcare team. A variety of placements include public and private settings in both the city and rural areas, from large teaching hospitals to small healthcare centres. This quality professional practice experience enables graduates to be confident, competent and able to adapt quickly to the midwifery workplace.

This unique program, which follows the philosophy of ‘woman-centred’ midwifery practice, will enable you to develop a high level of critical thinking, technical competence and interdisciplinary teamwork skills. Your assessments are based on written assignments, tutorial presentations, case studies, various projects and examinations and professional practice assessment at the University and healthcare setting level. On graduation you will have fulfilled all necessary requirements of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, enabling you to register as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Midwifery in Complex Situations
  • Midwifery Emergencies
  • Woman-centred Care
  • Midwifery in Primary Health Care
  • Legal and Professional Frameworks in Midwifery
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Health: Women and Babies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 078806F
  • A bachelor degree in nursing or the equivalent and registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • Registered nurses who do not have a level 7 AQF qualification in nursing may be admitted with an alternative mode of entry assessment and recent clinical nursing experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35458 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35458 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Fremantle

1700 - 2700 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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