Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; 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
Offered bySchool of Nursing and Midwifery
Campus(es)Clayton, Peninsula


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


The study of midwifery at Monash prepares graduates to help women during pregnancy, childbirth and the early parenting period. Midwives work with women to give the necessary support, care, advice and education during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period.

Midwives can work in a variety of settings such as clinics, hospitals, birthing centres or in the home environment.


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

Current students: Telephone +61 3 9902 6011 or submit an enquiry at http://my.monash.edu/ask.monash

Future students: Telephone 1800 666 274 or submit an enquiry at https://register.monash.edu.au/enquiry/

Research Degrees Office: Telephone +61 3 9905 4313; email med-research.degrees@monash.edu or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/pgrad/research

Relevant courses

  • 2970 Master of Biomedical Science (Part 1)*
  • 2977 Master of Biomedical Science*
  • 1396 Master of Nursing (Research)*
  • 3438 Master of Philosophy*
  • 3852 Doctor of Medicine (Supervised)*
  • 0047 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.