La Trobe University

Master of Midwifery


Start dates
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July) 2018
2 years part-time. Full-time may be available in consultation with the course coordinator.
Fees and costs
$24,000 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

This course aims to prepare midwives to undertake an advanced practice role and provides them with sound research training.

Please note the course will only be conducted if sufficient enrolments are achieved.

Entry requirements


The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent). Applicants must also hold a Postgraduate Diploma of Midwifery or equivalent, with a minimum 70% (or equivalent) Weighted Average Mark (WAM), and Division 1 and Midwifery (dual current registration) or Midwifery current registration as a midwife with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Applicants must also have at least one year's recent clinical practice in midwifery and be employed by a clinical agency in an approved area of midwifery practice.

Please contact the course coordinator if you need further information on these requirements.

NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Career outcomes

Fees and costs

Course fees

$24,000 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

Additional costs

Federal Police check - A$15 to A$43, Immunisations - approximately A$500, Working with Children Check - A$77. Accommodation for any clinical placements may vary according to the venue and location.


Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now to start in Semester 2, 2018.

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See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: