Master of Midwifery - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
2 years
February July
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 16,003

Entry Requirements

  • You must be a registered midwife and hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery with a B grade average, OR equivalent.
  • Consideration for direct entry into the 180-credit Master's programme will require presentation of a portfolio which demonstrates appropriate academic and personal skills. 
  • International students will be individually assessed to ensure they meet the entry requirements.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.5 in writing and reading, and no less than 7.0 in speaking and listening, with no individual score less than 6.0


Core Subjects

  • HIV in Pregnancy 
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Preceptorship for Midwives
  • Hypertension in Pregnancy
  • Midwifery Practice in Tertiary Maternity Settings (complex care)
  • Evidence-Informed Practice 
  • Sexually-Transmitted and Other Infections of the Reproductive Tract in Pregnancy
  • Nutrition for the Childbearing Woman
  • Promoting Normal Birth 
  • Global Midwifery and Safe Motherhood
  • Knowledge and Theory in Midwifery 
  • Research Methods in Midwifery Practice 

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