Master of Midwifery

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Midwifery

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Entry requirements

Selection will be made on the basis of the following criteria - registered midwife, Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery with B grade average, or equivalent. Master of Midwifery (by portfolio, 180 credits) Consideration for direct entry into the 180 credit thesis programme pathway will require presentation of a portfolio which demonstrates academic and personal skills appropriate for enrolment in a 180 credit Masters programme. These include: Eligibility for cross crediting of postgraduate level courses completed elsewhere Portfolio of publications Completion of 60 credits of postgraduate study or its equivalent Presentation of a comprehensive and well-structured research proposal Completed research projects or ongoing involvement in collaborative research projects which demonstrate understanding and facility with research processes Midwifery experience which could include an extensive practice history including project work undertaken during self, or institutional employment.International student language requirements
The same entry criteria apply to international students. New Zealand registered midwives for whom English is a second language are admitted using the Midwifery Council of New Zealand requirements i.e. 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 not 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?

To produce graduates who will demonstrate mastery of theoretically and sophisticated subject matter through a body of scholarly applied work in the form of a thesis, which will form the basis of scholarly journal articles and national and international conference presentations. The work will respond to societal needs, address practice from multiple perspectives positioned within a wider framework of academic and applied research. This qualification prepares learners for doctoral level study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:

$80,000

Median earnings one year after study

$79,000

Median earnings two years after study

$84,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

96%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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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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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/

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Sources

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