Why study midwifery at La Trobe?

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Top 200 globally

We’re ranked in the world’s top 200 for clinical and health.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2023, World University Rankings 2024 by subject: clinical and health

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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

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High employability

89.9 per cent of our health services and support undergraduates found employment within four months of graduation.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, ComparED: 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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