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Graduate Diploma in Midwifery
|Delivery Mode||On campus|
|Intake Information||Quarter 1 (January)|
|Apply Direct Code||4697.1|
Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)
Key : F = Full 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.
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) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).(opens in a new window)
Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.
Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.
Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 100 Universities for Nursing, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.