Graduate Diploma in Midwifery

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.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may pursue careers in midwifery.

Delivery ModeOn campus

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

Intake InformationQuarter 1 (January)
Course Code950532
Fee Information

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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.

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University postgraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

UWS is now accepting direct applications to the Graduate Diploma in Midwifery using the online application.

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