Master of Clinical Midwifery (H7C)

Overview  2018


ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

See entry requirements


Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years


Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.


This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

This course is not offered in 2017.

The Master of Clinical Midwifery is a three-year (i.e. six semester) part-time course offered statewide and interstate of which the first two years comprise the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery. Applicants entering at the third level of the program i.e. directly into the two Master's level units must have completed a Graduate Diploma or equivalent.

The School of Health Sciences aims to create an educational environment which values critical reflective thinking, life-long learning and professional development. The course focuses on a high level of conceptualisation within midwifery, preparing graduates who can contribute to knowledge and practice development.

Candidates will have the opportunity to:

  • enhance specialist midwifery knowledge and skills;
  • develop leadership skills in midwifery;
  • develop advanced skills in clinical supervision, teaching and mentorship; and
  • increase their understanding of the complex issues in midwifery practice.

This course aims to provide students with the knowledge, career skills and personal attributes for employment in midwifery at an advanced level.

Career outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Clinical Midwifery will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to enable them to function at an advanced level within practice.  The course recognises the ability of expert practitioners and provides them with an appropriate professional qualification.

Course structure

The Master of Clinical Midwifery course comprises six 25% units or equivalent. The first two years of the course consist of the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery. For details see course code H6G.


The aim of this unit is to assist midwives with advanced knowledge and skills to identify and explore opportunities for transformative midwifery practice within their own individual clinical settings. The unit examines and critiques leadership theories and practices in midwifery.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained in semester one to the clinical area. In particular, students are expected to advance their abilities to lead change through a variety of unit assessments closely…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

An applicant must: [i] be a registered midwife in Australia, or [ii] if an overseas applicant, have had his/her qualifications assessed by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and be eligible for registration in Australia, and normally have had at least two years of full-time experience in relevant practice within the last two years (or equivalent); [iii] hold a relevant undergraduate degree with a grade point average of at least a credit (or equivalent); or [iv] have qualifications or experience deemed to be the equivalent of one of the above.

The Master of Clinical Midwifery articulates with the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Fees for Domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2018, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2018, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.


International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.


For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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