This unit is available for registered midwives wishing to upgrade their qualifications to a Graduate Diploma of Midwifery.
This unit explores the development of midwifery knowledge from an historical context, alongside the influence that current political and social forces exert in shaping contemporary midwifery knowledge, practice and identity. These are explored in the context of society's expectations of the contemporary professional midwife.
|Unit name||Professional Issues in Midwifery Practice|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||Health Sciences B|
Lynne Staff, Rosy Green
|Location||Semester||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2014: $755.00||2014: $2,192.00||060303|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Option to attend 2 study days, Online learning
Report (1200 words) 20%, Online Case Study (1500 words) 30%, Essay (2000 words) 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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