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Applications for our 18 Month Higher Diploma Midwifery Education Programme now Open

10 January 2019

This course is taught by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin in partnership with The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin and The Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, Dublin. The course aims to develop midwives with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become competent, analytical and reflective practitioners, thus enabling them to provide care in a manner that benefits women, their babies and families.

The current programme is delivered over an 18 month period by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dublin Trinity College and its two linked maternity hospitals - the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital, Dublin and The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin. Midwifery students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded a Higher Diploma in Midwifery from The University of Dublin Trinity College Dublin with eligibility to register on the Midwives Division of the Register maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

Midwifery students will experience a wide spectrum of practice working with Midwives in hospital and community settings and as a member of the multidisciplinary team caring for women with complex pregnancies and varying needs. If you are interested in a career that offers professional challenge and lifelong job satisfaction we want to hear from you. Full details are available on our website

Rotunda Hospital

Application form for the Higher Diploma in Midwifery Programme can be obtained from Ms. Margaret Campion, Administrative Assistant, School of Midwifery, The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1. Tel: 01 8176883, Email:

Further Details located on Rotunda Hospital Website


Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

Application forms can be obtained from the HR department, please contact Niamh McGlade, Informal enquiries can be made to Ms. Arathi Noronha, Post-registration Midwifery Programme Clinical Co-ordinator on Tel: 01 4085537. Please note that in order to maintain a timely process, the closing date for receipt of applications will be strictly adhered to.

Post Graduate - Higher Diploma in Midwifery 2019 - Closing Date for applications 31/01/2019 Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital Click here for Information

The Practice Development team are also holding information sessions on the below dates for the programme: Information Sessions: ·

  • Monday 14th January 2019 from 11am to 1pm
  • Wednesday 16th January 2019 from 11am to 1pm

To register a place on an information session or for further details on the course please contact the Post-registration Midwifery Programme Clinical Co-ordinator, Ms Arathi Noronha on 01-4085537 or

Intending applicants should complete and submit an application form along with an updated Curriculum Vitae by the closing date of 8pm on 31st January 2019.