Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Flinders University

The Graduate Diploma of Midwifery aims to provide registered midwives with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills in midwifery and prepare them for an expanded practice role in an innovative program of study.

Course Fee:

Australian: $22,190
International: $31,300

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally (1) hold a midwifery degree or the Graduate Certificate in Midwifery or equivalent qualification, and (2) be a registered midwife, and (3) hold a current midwifery practising certificate.


The course comprises 36 units of study. Students complete four core (compulsory) topics and either two or three option topics selected from a range of option topics available. These topics aim at providing students with the opportunity to demonstrate advanced evidence-based knowledge and skills in their midwifery practice, critically analyse existing models of midwifery care and develop new models of women-centred care appropriate to the contexts of practice and apply the advanced knowledge and skills required for an extended midwifery role.

Subjects you can Study:

Midwifery, Epidemiology, Leadership in Health Studies, Introduction to Research.

Study Pathways:

Where the Flinders Graduate Certificate in Midwifery has already been completed, credit of up to 18 units will normally be granted.

Further information:

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements for this course are advised to apply for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Midwifery which articulates into the Graduate Diploma.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online No info No Online 1 year
Bedford Park No info No Online 1 year
Bedford Park No info No Part time 2 years
Bedford Park No info No Full time 1 year
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia, distinguished by its boldness, vigour and imagination. The University has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.

While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

Flinders has over 2,600 staff and more than 26,100 students, with over 5,400 coming from countries as diverse as Canada, India and Kenya. Its graduates are encouraged to be knowledgeable, to communicate effectively, and to develop skills to connect across boundaries and tackle major challenges.

Flinders has led the way in providing access to higher education for individuals who did not traditionally aspire to University, and offers a choice of pathways that cater to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Offering over 140 undergraduate and 280 postgraduate courses, Flinders prides itself on the quality of its programs and the attention given to the learning experience of its students.

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