University of Newcastle

Australia ,New South Wales | Newcastle

Master of Midwifery Studies

  • Duration: 12
  • $ 41195/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

Newcastle University, sometimes referred to as the University of Newcastle (UON), is a public university in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in 1965, and its main campus is in the Callaghan neighborhood of Newcastle. The institution also has campuses in Singapore, Newcastle CBD, Sydney CBD, Port Macquarie, and Ourimbah.


The University of Newcastle is a part of Universities Australia, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Australian Technology Network. The Wollotuka Institute at the university provides courses in Indigenous studies. Additionally, the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre offers Indigenous students, students who have recently left high school, and students who are mature-aged programs for postsecondary preparation.

The Master of Midwifery Studies (MMS) program at the University of Newcastle is intended to help you gain a thorough grasp of modern midwifery theories and practice so you may show leadership in the field of midwifery and in modern maternity care. You will be in the best possible position to have a positive impact on the delivery of maternity services and midwifery practice in the future by furthering your education as a midwife.


The University of Newcastle Master of Midwifery Studies integrates modern theories with a holistic view of midwifery, including the social, emotional, cultural, and psychophysiological factors that affect health and wellbeing. It is based on the provision of woman-centered, primary midwifery care.

Major research areas consist of:

  • Clinical Training
  • Research
  • Management and Leadership
  • First-Line Midwifery Care

You will also have the option to concentrate your study by selecting one of the following four expert areas to assist you meet your professional goals:

  • primary care for midwives 
  • clinical training 
  • Research 


After completing this course, you'll have a firm understanding of current maternity healthcare frameworks, midwifery care, and practice settings for Indigenous and CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) women. By specializing your midwifery credentials, you will have the knowledge and credentials to open doors to positions in clinical education, midwifery management, research and academia, clinical midwifery expert and consultant roles, midwifery primary care and group practice models, and clinical midwifery.

Several potential job pathways include:

  • Nursing Primary Care
  • Clinical educator for midwives
  • Manager/Unit Manager for Midwifery
  • Midwifery Scholar
  • Clinical Midwife Consultant/Specialist


Tuition: $41195 per year




You will be paid AU$1250 per 10 units of study.


The scholarship is valued at AU$10,000 for each year of study under a standard full-time study load of 80 units. The payment will be applied directly to your student account for each term of study in your eligible program(s) as a tuition fee reduction. The amount applied is on a pro rata basis and will be adjusted according to approved reduced study load, credit exemptions, progression or enrolment above full-time study load.

IELTS: 6.5(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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