Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Build on your qualifications and experience as a Registered Nurse and become a Midwife with JCU’s ANMAC-accredited Graduate Diploma of Midwifery.


in Australia for median graduate salary, $102,600* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG study area


in Queensland for learning resources and skills development* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG study area

Ignite your career

95% of graduates found full-time employment within 4 months of completion* *Good Universities Guide 2022, PG study area

Fast Facts


This course may require some on-campus attendance


  • Online: February




+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

^estimated annual tuition fee

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


1.5 years part-time

Entry Requirements

AHPRA registration as a nurse; AQF level 7 degree in a health-related field or equivalent; concurrent 0.4 FTE employment in a Midwifery unit

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Real stories

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    Hannah Read

    Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

    As a soon to be Midwifery graduate, I will forever be grateful for the support, guidance and world class education afforded to me. I am confident that because of my JCU Graduate Diploma of Midwifery I will be able to offer women and their families safe, evidence-based care.

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    Zoe Robson

    Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

    Studying the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery through JCU has made the process of transitioning from a Registered Nurse to a Midwife truly enjoyable, and I recommend it to anyone that is eager to further their clinical skills and progress their career.

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    Helen Coxhead

    Course Coordinator, Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

    The JCU Graduate Diploma of Midwifery has a strong rural focus, with an emphasis on caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in order to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes. The course is designed for students to be able to build strong relationships and support the needs of their own communities.

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    Helen Weisemann

    Midwifery Unit Manager, Mater Health Services NQ

    I hire JCU graduates because they’re very resilient and resourceful, and they understand the requirements of working in rural and remote environments. They’re real assets to the team.