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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Doctor of Midwifery

  • Doctorate (PhD)

*Enrolment on any campus for any candidate is subject to the availability of supervision and appropriate research environment.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
HDMID, No CRICOS

About this course

*Enrolment on any campus for any candidate is subject to the availability of supervision and appropriate research environment. You will graduate from this degree as a midwife who is qualified to provide leadership in advanced clinical, management, research and academic aspects of the provision of health services. You will possess a unique blend of abilities stemming from clinical experience, rigorous intellectual development and participation in the study of issues significant to midwifery. The Professional Doctorate degree is a higher degree by research with supporting coursework. The research component requires you to pursue an independent and sustained investigation into a research problem of your own design that will culminate in the submission of a thesis for examination. Upon completion of your candidature you must demonstrate through your thesis that you have developed a substantial body of knowledge at the frontier of your field of work or learning, including knowledge that constitutes an original contribution to your profession. The discipline-specific coursework subjects within the degree are designed to develop skills and knowledge that will assist you in conducting your research.  Successful completion of the core coursework subjects may be a requirement for satisfactory academic progress.

Entry requirements

Health sciences courses
Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at La Trobe University.
82.3%
Overall satisfaction
81.2%
Skill scale
72.6%
Teaching scale
94.9%
Employed full-time
$73k
Average salary