Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Campus(es)Clayton, Gippsland, Peninsula


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Courses in this area are designed to prepare Division 1 nurses who want to pursue a career in midwifery. On completion midwives will be able to demonstrate clinical leadership, technological expertise and complex decision making in the provision of high-quality, cost-effective care for women and their families.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Administrative officer (postgraduate): telephone +61 3 5122 6936; fax +61 3 9902 6527 or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/nursing/info-4-students/postgraduate/

Relevant courses

  • 1240 Graduate Diploma of Midwifery
  • 3565 Master of Clinical Midwifery