University of Newcastle

Master of Midwifery (Graduate Entry)

University of Newcastle

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

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) is for registered nurses wishing to gain a midwifery qualification and will see you graduate as a registered midwife with specialised theoretical knowledge and technical skills for high-quality midwifery practice. As a midwife, you will work in partnership with women, their babies and families through pregnancy, labour and birth, and the early parenting period. Midwives make a difference to women’s lives and are key to improving maternal health outcomes globally.Our Midwifery programs have been co-designed with industry partners, consumers, past and present midwifery students to ensure midwifery at the University of Newcastle reflects contemporary midwifery knowledge and practice. Our programs have strong research inspired theoretical bases as well as midwifery professional experience placement to help prepare outstanding midwifery graduates. This program is accredited with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) as an approved program of study.


The Master of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) program consists of 160 units of core courses, including: 140 units of core midwifery courses, 10 units of core Indigenous midwifery care courses and 10 units of core public health courses.

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF Level 7 (or higher) nursing degree
  • • Current registration as a Nurse (Division 1) with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, meeting the Recency of Practice registration standard
  • • Documented evidence of concurrent employment as a registered nurse working in the capacity of a midwifery student through either:the MidStart program in NSW Health
  • Orone of our partnering private hospitals
  • Gosford Private Hospital or Newcastle Private Hospital.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Gosford Domestic: $35,410
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years
Newcastle City Precinct Domestic: $35,410
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 2 years

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