Courses & Units

Master of Clinical Midwifery (H7C)

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.

Duration

3 Years full time

Up to 7 Years part time

Location

Distance Launceston

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Distance Launceston
Semester 1
Distance Launceston

Course rules

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Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

3 Years full time

Location

Distance Launceston

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

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Course intake

Distance Launceston
Semester 1
Distance Launceston

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

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.

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.

Schedule

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

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.

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.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

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

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.

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

Scholarships

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