Master of Primary Maternity Care

Griffith University

This program will involve the development of high levels of research knowledge and skills to enable graduates to analyse the evidence, determine the applicability of evidence to practice, generate critical questions and conduct research. Graduates will contribute to the development of best practice through the acquisition and generation of research that supports evidenced based maternity care.

Course Fee:

Australian: $26,250
International: $39,750

Entry Requirements:

This program while mainly designed for registered midwives is also available to other health professionals in the maternity services sector. Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a suitable professional health practice discipline such as midwifery, medicine, nursing or social work from a recognized tertiary institution with a GPA of 4.0 or above; or Graduate Certificate in Primary Maternity Care from Griffith University (students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing and will be required to complete 80 credit points in the program

Structure:

120 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Primary maternity care

Study Pathways:

Students who complete the dissertation component will have a pathway to Higher Degree Research study. Graduates who wish to continue on to Higher Degree Research study and have not completed the dissertation pathway will be able to apply for entry to the Graduate Diploma of Health Research which provides the necessary preparation for entry into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program.

Further information:

Please note that successful completion of this program does not lead to eligibility to apply for registration as a midwife.

Who for:

Registered midwives and other health professionals in the maternity services sector

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

Related Careers:

Midwife,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Logan No info Yes Online
Logan No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Logan No info Yes Part time 3 years

Since the beginning, Griffith has been deeply connected to the Asian region, socially conscious and environmentally aware, open to the community and industry focused. Griffith offers degrees in: business and government; criminology and law; education; engineering and information technology; environment, planning and architecture; medicine; dentistry; paramedicine, nursing, midwifery and allied health; humanities and languages; music; science and aviation; and visual and creative arts. 

Griffith produces remarkable graduates, armed with the skills and confidence to make their mark on the world. Students benefit from the remarkable opportunities available through Griffith’s extensive network of high profile industry partners, including the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, of which Griffith is an official, top-tier partner.

Welcoming students and staff from over 130 countries, Griffith celebrates its diversity, and recognises the unique and enduring contributions of the First Peoples. Designed to be different, Griffith has never lost sight of its progressive beginnings, and remains committed to offering an accessible, outstanding student experience, a world-class education and to undertake research that addresses the key issues of the 21st century.

Ranked in the world’s top three per cent

With highly awarded teaching staff, expert researchers, a comprehensive suite of degrees spanning all disciplines, and outstanding campus facilities, Griffith ranks among the world’s best universities. In five of the largest and most credible world university rankings, Griffith is ranked in the top 400—placing us in the top three pre cent worldwide.

Australia’s top teachers

Griffith teachers have won more Australian Government awards, citations, fellowships and grants than any other university. Since 2007, Griffith University teachers have been awarded: 

  • three Australian University Teacher of the Year awards
  • nine awards for Teaching Excellence
  • four awards for Programs that Enhance Learning
  • 42 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • seven National Teaching Fellowships.

Flexible study options

Griffith teaches across three 12-week trimesters, rather than two semesters, each year. This model offers students flexibility, industry engagement opportunities and, for some degrees, the opportunity to accelerate their study and graduate sooner. Students can also spread their study load across three trimesters in order to maintain a balance between their studies and work commitments. 

Practical experience 

Students have the opportunity to gain practical experience working on projects for real clients. Through Griffith’s work-integrated learning programs, students are able to build a portfolio, make critical contacts and key industry links. Examples of practical learning programs include: 

  • Liveworm — visual communication design studio
  • LiveSpace — a new studio for socially and environmentally responsible design, focusing on interior environments and product development
  • LiveImage — professional photography services
  • LiveLab — film, animation and games projects
  • The App Factory — smartphone app development by IT and multimedia students
  • Griffith Health Clinics — dentistry, physiotherapy, dietetics, speech pathology and psychology clinics at the Gold Coast where, under supervision, students saw over 50,000 patients last year
  • Financial trading rooms — offering accounting, finance and economics students real-time access to global financial markets.

Contact us

Domestic Future Student enquiries
Phone: 1800 677 728
Email: yourfuture@griffith.edu.au

International Future Student enquiries
Phone: +61 3735 6425
Email: international@griffith.edu.au

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Provider CRICOS: 00233E



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