Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery

Te Pukenga TA Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Midwifery

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Selection will be made on the basis of the following criteria: registered midwife; demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development; bachelors degree, Post Graduate Certificate in Midwifery Practice or equivalent.

New Zealand registered midwives for whom English is a second language are required by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand to have an IELTS score of 7.5. International midwifery students who are not registered in New Zealand will require an IELTS (or equivalent) 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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will confidently contribute to the professional practice context and act as role models to other practitioners. These graduates will provide leadership both in practice situations and in the wider context of care.For more information refer Otago Polytechnic.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:

$69,000

Median earnings one year after study

$74,000

Median earnings two years after study

$77,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

94%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

Up to $600.00

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Ikawai Community Scholarship

Provided by:

Waimate Accountants - Ikawai Community Scholarship Fund C/-

Value:

Varies, could be up to $5000

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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