Graduate Diploma in Midwifery

Midwifery at Western

The Graduate Diploma in Midwifery emphasises a primary health care approach to enable you to participate fully in health promoting activities. A diverse range of teaching and learning experiences are provided to enhance your acquisition of knowledge and midwifery skills.

The course provides you with the opportunity to gain a recognised tertiary qualification and registration to practise midwifery. It is presented in conjunction with public hospitals in Sydney and is approved and recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency/Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. The Western Sydney University School of Nursing and Midwifery is a national leader in nursing and midwifery education, research and scholarship in Australia.  

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus, Online

This course is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.