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Degree

Master of Health Practice in Midwifery

About the program

  • 39,100 NZD

    Tuition
  • 1.5 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 50 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
  • AK3733

    Course Code
Included
Practice Project

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 27-February-2022 27-February-2022
Winter-July 17-July-2022 17-July-2022

Master of Health Practice in Midwifery

The Master of Health Practice is ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. You can select courses and areas of practice that reflect your career needs and interests.

Study the AUT Master of Health Practice in Midwifery degree to help you take your health career to the next level. The programme is open to all registered midwives.

The midwifery courses focus on woman- and family-centered education that is applied and practice orientated, and encourage midwives to critically analyse and develop midwifery practice and expertise. You can choose to take online courses that are only seven weeks long, so you can complete your study while working. 

The Master of Health Practice in Midwifery is ideal for health professionals with at least three years of clinical experience. You can select courses that reflect your career needs and interests.

Key features

  • Closely linked to AUT’s Centre for Midwifery and Women's Health Research
  • Staff who are internationally recognised as experts in this field
  • AUT has the only university midwifery department north of Waikato
  • Strong industry links to inform the university teaching and research
  • Includes a practice project in an area of your interest

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$55,504

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$39,100

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma
  • Relevant professional qualification

AND

  • At least three years of relevant professional experience

Staircasing options from the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science are also available.

Other requirements:

  • May be required to complete prerequisite courses in chosen subject area
  • May be asked to provide evidence of current professional practice
  • May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Children's Act 2014 requirements and other relevant legislation

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Career Opportunities

  • Midwife
  • Community Midwife, Home Birthing
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Visitor in training
  • Intensive Care Neonatal Nurse

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