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Master of Midwifery Practice

Course code I80

This coursework program prepares Registered Nurses to become competent, confident midwives registered with NMBA.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

I80

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $3,300

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Duration

2 Years: 3 semesters part-time 1 semester full-time

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

I80

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

2 Years: 3 semesters part-time 1 semester full-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MID6104Midwifery Cultural Studies20
MIT6102Foundations of Midwifery20
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MIP6202Beginning Midwifery Practice20
MID6102Evidence Based Practice applied to Midwifery20
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MIT6202Complex Care in Pregnancy, Childbirth and Puerperium20
MIT6203Midwifery Therapeutics20
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MIP6203Continuing Midwifery Practice20
MIT6204Women's Health and Diagnostic Reasoning20
MID6201Midwifery Project20

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply and model communication and collaboration skills in midwifery practice, demonstrating cross-cultural awareness and an enhanced ability to empathise and work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  2. Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in authentic midwifery practice situations.
  3. Reflect critically on a complex body of midwifery knowledge and relevant research to demonstrate mastery of midwifery practice.
  4. Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial midwifery practice project.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $3,300 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Registered Midwife

Courses you can consider if you are interested in progressing further in this area.

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