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Midwifery (Research)

University of Technology Sydney

Master Blended
24 months
36870 AUD/year
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This Master of Midwifery (Research) degree at the University of Technology Sydney is designed for registered midwives wanting to develop research skills that have practical application for innovations in the healthcare industry and scholarly understanding of midwifery practice.  

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This Master of Midwifery (Research) degree at the University of Technology Sydney enables informed participation in research endeavours and clinical practice innovation and improvement. Students extend and deepen their knowledge of a specialised area in midwifery through a program of supervised research.

This course assists students to complete original research that contributes to knowledge in their field within an international context. Research at UTS takes place in a dynamic and outcomes-oriented environment. The university attracts students who want to develop their knowledge and expertise within a professional and stimulating framework. Students are a part of a lively and vigorous research culture, working closely with academic staff and health industry partners.


This degree offers solid research training to registered midwives who are required to undertake research in their current employment or who aspire to such positions.

Programme Structure

  • This course is a structured program of study incorporating research preparation subjects undertaken in the first year and the production of a research thesis for examination.
  • Students are required to undertake a candidature assessment at the end of the first two sessions for full-time students, and at the end of the first three sessions for part-time students. Students work closely with a principal supervisor and a supervisory panel, and are required to report on their progress each session.

Course completion requirements:

  • Master of Midwifery (Honours) Thesis
  • Health Care Research Methodology 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 052680G 

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate research studies.
  • Applicants are required to have authorisation to practise as a registered midwife. Applicants are also required to submit a research proposal and have the agreement of a suitable supervisor at the time of application.
  • The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7.0 overall with a writing score of 7.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall with TWE of 5.0, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 27; or AE6: Pass; or PTE: 65-72; or CAE: 185-190.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36870 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18435 AUD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fees for international students vary between courses and range from A$19,840 to A$34,080 per year. 
  • For this course, the cost per session is $18,435. 


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Midwifery (Research)
University of Technology Sydney


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