Master of Midwifery

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

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2 Years

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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum 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.

Detailed requirements

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2 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,218 $14,436
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,497 $24,995
Total $19,715 $39,431

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Web: http://

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