Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

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Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery GradDipMidwifery

Availability

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery (4619MV)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Students entering this course will need to meet the following criteria:
- AHPRA Registration as a Registered Nurse
- Contract with an approved, participating hospital as a student midwife for the duration of the course

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Registered Nurses enrolling in the course receive no credit points on entry. Any credit for applicants who have partially completed a midwifery course in Australia will be assessed by the Courses Director as per CSU Credit Policy requirements.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Course Structure

Students enrolling in this course are AHPRA registered nurses with a 12 month student midwife employment contract. All subjects are core.

The Graduate Diploma of Midwifery is an entry to practice twelve month fulltime 64 credit point course delivered online over three sessions and comprising of seven subjects:

1. MID441 Midwifery Studies 1 (Theory) 8
2. MID442 Midwifery Studies 2 (Theory) 8
3. MID 443/4 Midwifery Practice (Clinical Practice) 24
4. MID445 Indigenous Midwifery Care (Theory) 4
5. MID 446 Pharmacology for Midwives (Theory) 4
6. MID447 The Professional Midwife (Theory) 8
7. MID452 Midwifery as Primary Health Care (Theory) 8

Enrolment Pattern

Full time enrolment pattern

Year 1 Session 1
MID441 Midwifery Studies 1 (8)
MID443 Midwifery Practice (24) (commences)
MID447 The Professional Midwife (8)

Year 1 Session 2
MID442 Midwifery Studies 2 (8)
MID443 Midwifery Practice (continues)
MID446 Pharmacology for Midwives (4)
MID445 Indigenous Midwifery Care (4)

Year 1 Session 3
MID452 Midwifery as Primary Health Care (8)
MID443 Midwifery Practice (completes)

Mid-year intake enrolment pattern

Year 1 Session 2
MID441 Midwifery Studies 1 (8)
MID444 Midwifery Practice (24) (commences)
MID447 The Professional Midwife (8)

Year 1 Session 3
MID452 Midwifery as Primary Health Care (8)
MID444 Midwifery Practice (continues)

Year 2 Session 1
MID442 Midwifery Studies 2 (8)
MID444 Midwifery Practice (completes)
MID446 Pharmacology for Midwives (4)
MID445 Indigenous Midwifery Care (4)

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

MID443 Midwifery Practice
MID444 Midwifery Practice

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

MID441 Midwifery Studies 1
MID442 Midwifery Studies 2

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited by Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) and approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA); accreditation expires October 2023.  Graduates of education programs accredited by ANMAC can register with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).


 

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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