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Overview

Grounded in the provision of woman-centred, primary midwifery care, the University of Newcastle’s Master of Midwifery Studies combines contemporary theories encompassing a holistic view of midwifery, which includes the social, emotional, cultural and psychophysiological factors, which influence health and wellbeing. Our program provides core midwifery courses in contemporary midwifery; international perspectives on indigeneity and examining culturally diverse approaches to childbirth; and, optimising childbearing to extend your understanding of normal psychophysiology and factors which optimise maternal and fetal health from prior to conception to six weeks postpartum. At the completion of your Master of Midwifery Studies you will have an in-depth understanding of contemporary midwifery theories and practice which will enable you to demonstrate leadership within the midwifery profession and contemporary maternity services.

This newly redesigned 80-unit program is available to Australian registered midwives with a Bachelor of Midwifery degree and a minimum of one-year relevant postgraduate experience. We also welcome international applicants who are registered midwives in their own country or, who are registered nurses working in a maternity care environment.  The program can be undertaken over three trimesters (full time).

By specialising your midwifery qualifications, you can extend your career options to work in midwifery primary care models, clinical education, management and consultancy, research, and, in optimising family health across the midwifery scope of practice.

Our online learning systems provides you with the flexibility and support to study anytime, anywhere to balance work, family life and study. You can complete your Master of Midwifery Studies at a time and place that suits you.

Explore this page and find out if the Master of Midwifery Studies is for you, what you will study and the career opportunities it can provide.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

The average course and programs costs listed on this page are the tuition costs for full fee-paying students. Students with a graduate Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) pay a contribution towards the cost of their postgraduate education. The Australian Government pays the balance of the tuition costs.

Details of student contributions for CSP places are provided by the University of Newcastle Students Financials and Scholarships unit.

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40143

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Program Intake
  • Trimester 1
  • Trimester 2
  • Trimester 3
Location

Online

Tuition Fees
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Number of Courses
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40143

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Is It For You?

If you are a registered midwife looking to advance your career in clinical education, management and consultancy, research, and/or develop expertise in midwifery primary care or family health, a Master degree qualification is vital in making this a reality. The University of Newcastle’s Master of Midwifery Studies can accelerate your career path with a suite of carefully developed specialisations tailored to your learning needs and career goals.

As a registered midwife, you work as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team, providing education and information on health matters to women, their families and the wider community and assessing and monitoring the care provided to childbearing women and their babies. By the end of your program of Master studies, you will have developed a solid foundation in contemporary maternity healthcare frameworks, midwifery care and contexts of practice for Indigenous women as well as furthering your midwifery knowledge in a specialisation of your choice. Extending your midwifery foundational education in this way will place you in an optimum position to positively to influence future midwifery practice and maternity services provision.

What Will You Study?

Developed by midwifery academics in consultation with industry partners, the University of Newcastle’s Master of Midwifery Studies supports the enhancement of registered midwives’ careers through the provision of five specific specialisations.

All students complete four core courses (40 units).  Three of these core courses are midwifery focused and examine topics such as contemporary midwifery frameworks and maternity models of care; globalisation and international perspectives on indigeneity and provision of culturally safe and competent midwifery care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander women; and, the theory and practice of optimising childbearing. The fourth core course will introduce you to research methods in health care.

From there you can select one of five specialisations:

  1. Midwifery primary care
  2. Clinical education
  3. Research
  4. Leadership and management; and,
  5. Family health

You will complete four directed courses (40 units) within a specific specialisation to meet the requirements of that specialisation and have it recorded on your university transcript. Alternatively, you may select any four general directed courses if you prefer to design your own learning pathway rather than undertaking a specific specialisation. There are also two pharmacotherapy courses offered as ‘non-award courses’ within the Midwifery Primary Care specialisation. For information on the guidelines and education pathways for midwives seeking endorsement for scheduled medicines go to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia website. 

With the majority of the program courses delivered online you are afforded maximum flexibility to study when and where you want. To assist you in completing the program, support is always available via phone, email or online face-to-face discussions using technologies such as Ultra Collaborate. Some courses involve on campus workshops and other practical sessions. Although these are optional, attendance provides a great opportunity to support your learning and meet your midwifery colleagues.

Career Opportunities

With your Master of Midwifery Studies you will be able to extend your career options within the health care environment, undertake research into the factors which shape and influence women’s health, compare and contrast models of primary maternity care and develop strategies focussed on optimising midwifery care and support for childbearing women, babies and their families. You will have the knowledge and qualifications to open doorways to roles in midwifery primary care group practice models, clinical education, midwifery management, research and academia, or clinical midwifery specialist and consultant roles.

By specialising your studies, you will have the opportunity to explore the following roles as possible future career paths.

Midwifery Primary Care

Working across the continuum of practice, you are a clinical midwife providing comprehensive woman-centred, midwifery primary care to childbearing women and their babies. You may be working towards establishing a private midwifery practice or working in a midwifery continuity of care group practice model. You will develop critical thinking skills and an in depth understanding related to maternity screening and diagnostic testing as well as the necessary knowledge to function safely and effectively as an autonomous midwife prescriber of scheduled medicines within the Australian health care system.

Midwifery Clinical Educator

As a midwifery educator, you will support and teach midwifery students and staff and assist in the development, design, implementation and evaluation of midwifery education and professional development programs of maternity staff.

Midwifery Manager / Unit Manager

As a midwifery manager, you are responsible for the effective management of staffing, policy and financial resources enabling the provision of safe, cost-effective midwifery care to women and their families within a specified midwifery unit, team or hospital.

Midwifery Researcher

As a midwifery researcher, you will conduct research into all aspects of midwifery care, professional issues affecting midwives and midwifery, maternity service provision and translation of health research knowledge into midwifery practice and health policy. Completion of a research specialisation can lead directly into higher degree research program and a pathway to a career as a midwifery university academic.

Clinical Midwife Specialist / Consultant

As a clinical midwife specialist, you are responsible for leading the coordination and delivery of care in a specific ward, department or in community settings. Working in collaboration with midwives and other health care professionals, you provide optimal care to mothers and babies, facilitate staff development and undertake clinical research. A clinical midwife consultant role takes the lead in the delivery of midwifery clinical practice and policy. These roles require strong leadership skills and a comprehensive understanding of optimal maternity care provision.

Family Health Midwife

As a family health midwife, you are responsible for the provision of collaborative, woman-centred care to women and families who may have additional needs. You have a specific focus on the assessment and intervention for perinatal and infant mental health and drug and alcohol issues as well as support of the parenting partnership.

For more detailed information on eligibility, courses and requirements of the Master of Midwifery Studies read the ‘Courses and Details’ tab.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be a registered midwife (International applicants must be a registered midwife in own country or a registered nurse working in a midwifery environment) with:

  • at least a three year undergraduate midwifery degree with a minimum of one year relevant experience; or
  • other post graduate qualifications
  • a four year undergraduate nursing degree which includes substantial midwifery content for international applicants

Get Started

Applying to the University of Newcastle has never been easier! For most programs, you can complete an easy, online application form. Applying only takes around 10 minutes, and there is no fee for direct applications. You can upload all of your certified supporting documentation online. Below is an overview of what is required. You should prepare any required documentation before commencing the online application. If you have questions about the application process or the requirements for your program, please contact us. When you are ready, begin your application. 

All registered midwifes are eligible to seek admission to the Master of Midwifery, and should include certified copies of academic transcripts with their online application.

Applicants who have completed a Bachelor of Midwifery Honours degree or postgraduate midwifery qualifications may seek credit towards the Master of Midwifery program.  

All applicants must provide a copy practicing certificate with an authorised midwifery registration authority.

If you do not have a University of Newcastle Student Identification number, or wish to include details of studies completed at another institution, you may also be required to submit the following:

Identification Documents

If you do not already have a University of Newcastle Student Number, you must provide 100 points of ID. You must supply either a copy of your passport, birth certificate or you citizenship certificate as part of your 100 points.

70 Points Passport
Birth Certificate (not extract)
Citizenship Certificate
40 Points Current Australian Drivers Licence
Student Identification card issued by an educational institution
Pension or Government Health Care Card or Public Service ID Card
Government Issued Licence (eg boat, pilot)
University staff photo identification card
35 Points Letter from a current employer * Must be on official company letterhead and contain both the employer and employee’s signatures and the name and address of the employee
25 Points Medicare card / Credit card
Financial institution cash card or passbook
Council rates notice
Electricity, gas or telephone bill
2 Tax assessment notice
Foreign Driver's Licence
Membership card (e.g. club, union, trade/professional body, library, video library)
Rental receipt or statement from landlord or real estate agent
Marriage certificate
Divorce decree
Name and address verified from electoral role
Deed Poll registered with the relevant authority

Citizenship and Visa Details

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Educational Qualifications

If you are applying for admission on the basis of studies completed at an institution other than the University of Newcastle, you will need to provide certified copies of official transcripts.

For each qualification that you list on your application, you must provide a certified copy of your transcript.

Overseas educational qualifications will be assessed for equivalence according to standards provided by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition.

Evidence of English Proficiency

All applicants, whether domestic or international, for admission to any University of Newcastle program must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. Applicants should review the University of Newcastle English Proficiency Policy

Typically, applicants will provide certified copies of one of the following documents:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) results.
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken overseas in an English Speaking country
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken in English in a non-English speaking country, and confirmation from institution that studies were conducted and examined solely in the English language.

If you are not able to provide these documents, please provide details of any employment undertaken in an English speaking environment. Your application will be reviewed and we contact you regarding your options for demonstrating English proficiency.

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Courses and Details

Program Code 40143
Graduate Level Postgraduate Coursework
Locations
  • Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Combination of Online and Face to Face + Online
Program Plans

Description

The online program is organised into trimesters to allow busy midwives who have muliple roles and competing responsibilities to study at times suitable to them.

Admission Requirements

Domestic Applicants

Applicants must be a registered midwife with:

  • Honours; or
  • A postgraduate qualification; or
  • A minimum of one year’s experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae.

International Applicants

Applicants must be a registered midwife or a registered nurse working in a maternity environment in their own country, with a minimum of one year’s experience as documented in a professional curriculum vitae.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

Requirements and Structure

Qualification for the award requires 80 units (AQF Level 8 Entry) of course work. All students must undertake 40 units of core courses. 

Students may undertake 40 units in one of 5 specialisations:

  • Midwifery Primary Care
  • Clinical Education
  • Research
  • Leadership and Management (offered on part time basis only); or
  • Family Health.

Students not wishing to undertake a specialisations must complete 40 units of directed courses from the General Directed Course list. 

HKUSPACE students must complete 40 units of core and 40 units of compulsory courses as listed within their HKUSPACE program. These students will not undertake a specialisation.

 

Course Information

Core Courses

Core: All students must complete the following 40 units of Core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

Code Name Availability Units
MIDI6520 Contemporary Midwifery Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
MIDI6580 Midwifery and Cultural Diversity Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
MIDI6591 Optimising Childbearing Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6900 Introduction to Research in Health Care Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units

Midwifery Primary Care

Compulsory Courses: Students must complete the following Compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.

Code Name Availability Units
NURS6620 Biophysical and Integrated Clinical Diagnosis Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 20 units
PHAR6701 Introduction to Pharmacotherapeutics and Prescribing for Health Care Professionals Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
PHAR6703 Pharmacotherapeutics for Midwifery Primary Care Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units

Clinical Education

Compulsory Courses: Students must complete the following Compulsory courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.

Code Name Availability Units
CLAM6001 Evaluating, Assessing and Developing Clinical Competence Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EDUC6042 Digitally Supported Learning Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EDUC6101 Web 2.0 and Beyond Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6640 Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Context Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units

Research

Directed Courses: Students must choose 40 units from the following directed courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.

Code Name Availability Units
BIOS6910 Biostatistics A Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EPID6410 Clinical Epidemiology Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EPID6420 Epidemiology A - Basic Methods Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EPID6600 Research Protocol Design Semester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6621 Clinical Practice A Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6910 Knowledge Translation in Health Care Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
PUBH6210 Qualitative Methods in Health Research Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units

Leadership and Management

Directed Courses: Students must choose 40 units from the following directed courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation. This specialisation is offered on a part time basis only.

Code Name Availability Units
CLAM6002 Australian Health Service Organisation, Infrastructure and Management Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (GOSFORD)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
NURS6623 Leadership and Management in Practice Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6624 Leading Change in Practice Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
PUBH6305 Global Health Systems and Policy Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units

Family Health

Directed Courses: Students must choose 40 units from the following directed courses to fulfil the requirements of this specialisation.

Code Name Availability Units
HLSC6106 Foundations in Family Studies Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
HLSC6107 Family Diversity Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
HLSC6112 Father-Infant Attachment and Co-Parenting: Theory and Intervention Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
HLSC6126 Engaging Fathers in Family Work Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
MEDI6130 Basis of Drug/Alcohol Problems Semester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
MEDI6160 Clinical Assessment of Drug/Alcohol Use Semester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6025 Perinatal, infant and younger child mental health (22 weeks gestation to 11 years of age) Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6035 Therapeutic Engagement and Psychosocial Interventions Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6055 Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6815 Care of the Unwell Newborn Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units

General Directed Courses

Core: Students not wishing to undertake a specialisation must choose their remaining 40 units from the following directed course list.

Code Name Availability Units
BIOS6910 Biostatistics A Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
CLAM6001 Evaluating, Assessing and Developing Clinical Competence Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
CLAM6002 Australian Health Service Organisation, Infrastructure and Management Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EDUC6042 Digitally Supported Learning Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EDUC6101 Web 2.0 and Beyond Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EPID6410 Clinical Epidemiology Semester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
EPID6420 Epidemiology A - Basic Methods Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EPID6600 Research Protocol Design Semester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (GOSFORD)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
GSBS6040 Human Resource Management Trimester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
10 units
HLSC6106 Foundations in Family Studies Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
HLSC6107 Family Diversity Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
HLSC6112 Father-Infant Attachment and Co-Parenting: Theory and Intervention Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
HLSC6126 Engaging Fathers in Family Work Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
MEDI6130 Basis of Drug/Alcohol Problems Semester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
MEDI6160 Clinical Assessment of Drug/Alcohol Use Semester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6025 Perinatal, infant and younger child mental health (22 weeks gestation to 11 years of age) Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6035 Therapeutic Engagement and Psychosocial Interventions Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6055 Mental Health Nursing in Acute Care Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6620 Biophysical and Integrated Clinical Diagnosis Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 20 units
NURS6621 Clinical Practice A Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6623 Leadership and Management in Practice Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6624 Leading Change in Practice Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6640 Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Context Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6815 Care of the Unwell Newborn Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
NURS6910 Knowledge Translation in Health Care Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
PHAR6701 Introduction to Pharmacotherapeutics and Prescribing for Health Care Professionals Trimester 2 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
PHAR6703 Pharmacotherapeutics for Midwifery Primary Care Trimester 3 - 2018 (Online) 10 units
PUBH6210 Qualitative Methods in Health Research Trimester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
PUBH6305 Global Health Systems and Policy Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate comprehensive and well founded knowledge of the discipline of midwifery studies.
  • Display effective written and/or oral communication skills within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply advanced knowledge in midwifery studies.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge in the midwifery care of childbearing Indigenous women.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of research methodology and its application to research questions in midwifery studies and other health related areas.
  • Demonstrate professional self-efficacy and leadership.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency and safety.
  • Display respect for the community and environment.

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University’s credit website and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.

International Students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Additional Support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages unless they can complete both their principal program and the Diploma in Languages within the duration of their CoE. For more information please contact the Student Advice team.

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