Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Deakin University

This program is designed for registered nurses seeking registration as a Midwife in Australia. The midwife plays an essential role in maternity care and is recognised as a responsible and accountable professional who works in partnership with women within the framework of woman-centered care.

Course Fee:

Australian: $24,200

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent; must be a nurse registered with the AHPRA.


8 credit points of study including 5 core units (6 credit points) plus 2 elective units. Theoretical and clinical components of the assessment for each unit must be passed successfully to gain an overall pass. Compulsory clinical hurdles form part of the assessment of this course. Recognition of the importance of clinical assessments is calculated in overall workload.

Subjects you can Study:


Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at


Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Who for:

Registered nurses seeking registration as a midwife

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Full time 1.5 years

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