University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Midwifery (Re-Entry to Practice)

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Midwifery (Re-Entry to Practice) is designed for midwives who have been out of practice for between five and ten years. The program will provide re-entry to practice students with highly developed knowledge and technical skills for safe, evidence-informed midwifery practice with women and their babies in contemporary maternity care settings. Graduates can apply for registration as a midwife with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.You will have the ability to make independent midwifery judgements and to actively engage with other health disciplines, as well as provide quality midwifery services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, and for women with specific ethnic and other diverse needs, and their babies. This program will immerse you in new and emerging trends in theoretical and practical midwifery and maternity care, re-engage you with the profession, and enhance academic development.


40 units


  • Midwifery

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 (or higher) Midwifery pre-registration degree
  • And Current or previous registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a midwife but not having practised midwifery for a period of between 5 to 10 years.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gosford Domestic: $8,625
  • Part-time : 1 year
Newcastle City Precinct Domestic: $8,625
  • Part-time : 1 year

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