Postgraduate Program information

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Monash Health is the largest maternity service provider in Victoria, providing care to over 10,000 women and their families across south eastern Melbourne each year across 3 sites. Student placements cover a variety of settings across the continuum, all 3 sites (Clayton including Jessie McPherson Private hospital, Dandenong and Casey) are utilised providing a range of clinical experiences from primary maternity through to high risk models of care.

Course Synopsis

The Graduate Diploma of Midwifery is a post-graduate program for registered nurses wishing to undertake specialist midwifery training. Students will work within a multidisciplinary framework caring for women throughout their pregnancy, birth, postnatal and home visits. Care is also provided for women and babies who experience complex health issues.
The course is 18 months in duration, over three trimesters of study and successful applicants are offered a part time employment contract. Supernumerary shifts will also be required to meet clinical requirements.

University Partnerships

Strong partnership with Deakin University. For more course information please refer to the Deakin University Graduate Diploma of Midwifery website:

Graduate Diploma of Midwifery | Discover Deakin

This postgraduate course, the Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, is specifically designed to enable you to apply for registration as a midwife upon completion.

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum 12 months acute nursing experience

Program Enquiries

If you require any further information please contact Stephanie Harris at midwiferyenquiries@monashhealth.org

What Next

If this sounds like you, we have a number of opportunities across the organisation and welcome your application.

If you are successful you will participate in a 7 day  rotating roster.

Please click on the link below to apply:

Registered Nurse/Midwife – Post Graduate Opportunities

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful and what a great way to move into a specialised career in nursing with this amazing opportunity at Monash Health