Masters Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)
Tropical Health and Medicine
Must be a registered midwife; and
Have completed an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in Midwifery or an AQF level 8 Graduate Diploma of Midwifery; or
Submit, as an exceptional case, other evidence of appropriate academic and professional attainments.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 3a – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
36 credit points
Course learning outcomes
Graduates of the Master of Midwifery will be able to:
NS5201:03 Research Design: Theory and Application
NS5214:03 Professional Midwifery Care
NS5366:03 Practice Development Project
NS5132:03 Midwifery Care of Murri and Torres Strait Islander Families
NS5136:03 Pharmacology and Clinical Midwifery Practice
TM5502:03 Tropical Public Health
TM5562:03 Reproductive Health in Developing Countries
TM5515:03 Epidemiology for Public Health
Select 12 credit points of level 5 NS and/or HS subjects
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Note: NS5136 has an on-campus (Townsville) limited attendance requirement
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
Professional accreditation 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 Credit and Articulation policy associated procedures.
18 credit points (consisting of maximum 12 credit points for previous studies; maximum of 6 credit points for RPL)
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 16 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.
Note: Qualifications used for admission cannot be used for advanced standing.
MASTER OF MIDWIFERY
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award