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Graduate Diploma in Midwifery
The Graduate Diploma in Midwifery is designed for registered nurses who wish to pursue a career in midwifery – the art and science of providing holistic care to the woman and family throughout the childbearing process. The course provides you with the opportunity to gain a recognised tertiary qualification and registration to practise midwifery. It is presented in conjunction with the Sydney South West and Sydney West Area Health Services and is approved and recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Nursing and Midwifery.
The course is offered by the University of Western Sydney School of Nursing and Midwifery – a national leader in nursing and midwifery education, research and scholarship in Australia. With a strong reputation for quality, relevant and contemporary professional education, the School has well established industry partnerships with nursing leaders and health and community services in the Greater Western area of Sydney. UWS also has well established ties across the state of New South Wales and nationally. These national and regional ties are complemented by collaborative partnerships and active international links, enabling the School to work with a range of partners to advance nursing education and research.
The UWS Graduate Diploma in Midwifery emphasises a primary health care approach to enable you to participate fully in health promoting activities. A diversity of teaching and learning experience is provided to enhance your acquisition of knowledge and midwifery skills.
Graduates may pursue careers in midwifery.
|Delivery Mode||On campus||
The Graduate Diploma in Midwifery is not available for International Application.
|Duration||1 Year Full Time|
|Intake Information||Available Quarter 1 (January) and Quarter 3 (July)|
|Fee Information||Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)|
How to Apply
All domestic applications for entry to UWS 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.
If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from UWS Research (opens in a new window).