Graduate Diploma in Midwifery



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 1.3F
Intake InformationQuarter 1 (January)
Apply Direct Code4697.1
UAC Code950532
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


The Graduate Diploma in Midwifery is not available for International Application.


The Graduate Diploma in Midwifery is for registered nurses who wish to pursue a career in midwifery.  The course combines theory and practice with an emphasis on the art and science of midwifery, health promotion, communication skills, evidence-based practice and models of midwifery care within a primary health care approach. 

To be eligible for this course students are required to obtain a 12 month position of employment as a midwifery student in an affiliated NSW Health Local Health District hospital. The course will be offered over of 15 months with the students completing the last unit in Quarter 1 of the second year.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities for the Graduate Diploma in Midwifery

Graduates may pursue careers in midwifery.

How to apply

If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western (opens in a new window) or through Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). (opens in a new window)

Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.