Why study midwifery at La Trobe?

Top 200 globally

La Trobe's clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 200.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: clinical, pre-clinical and health

Real work settings

Learn in Victoria’s leading hospitals through our on-site clinical schools and work placements.

Find out more about our health placements

Highly employable

90.1 per cent of our recent graduates from undergraduate health services and support degrees found employment within four months.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, Health Services & Support (Undergraduate)

Career opportunities in midwifery

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study midwifery prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Midwife consultant
  • Aged care
  • Unit manager

Future employers

Potential employers of midwifery graduates include:

  • Northern Health
  • Austin Health
  • The Royal Women's Hospital
  • Health agencies
  • Birth centres

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