Master of Midwifery (Registered Midwife) – Not offered in 2014
Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences
Must be a registered midwife; and
Have completed a degree, a graduate certificate, a graduate diploma, or equivalent; or
Submit, as an exceptional case, other evidence of appropriate academic and professional attainments.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
36 credit points
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
NS5112:03 Physiological Processes in Midwifery
NS5113:03 Pathophysiological Processes in Midwifery
NS5114:03 Pregnancy, Birth and Postnatal Midwifery Care
NS5115:03 Midwifery Care in 'At Risk' Events
NS5116:03 Advanced Midwifery Care
NS5201:03 Research Design: Theory and Application
NS5214:03 Professional Midwifery Care
NS5220:03 Perinatal Critical Care and the Pregnant Woman
NS5790:03 Leadership and Dispute Resolution Skills for Nurses and Midwives
NS5230:03 Clinical Governance Project
NS5366:03 Practice Development Project
Select 3 credit points of NS level 5 subjects
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
18 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
18 credit points (consisting of maximum 12 credit points for previous studies; maximum of 6 credit points for >10yrs RN/RM clinical experience), unless part of an approved articulation process (ex JCU-PGDipMidwifery max 24 credit points).
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 11 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award