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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.

#1

in Queensland for full-time employment* *Good Universities Guide 2021, PG study area

#1

in Queensland for skills development, student support and overall education* *Good Universities Guide 2021, PG study area

Five stars

for teaching quality* *Good Universities Guide 2021, PG study area

Fast Facts

Location

Some subjects only available online

Commencing

  • Townsville: February

Fees

$3,950.00+

$22,800.00^

+estimated annual Commonwealth Supported Fee

^estimated annual tuition fee


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

Duration

1.5 years part-time

Entry Requirements

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

Course Code

73907

Course detail

Real stories

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    student

    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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    Alumni

    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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    Lecturer

    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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    Employer

    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.