The Bachelor of Midwifery provides two entry pathways:
The course is offered by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Enrolment in the honours program may be offered to a student who meets certain academic criteria and subject to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences being able to provide appropriate resources and staff to supervise the program of study.
Pre-registration: For candidates with no previous formal midwifery qualifications and enrolled nurses seeking registration as a midwife.
Registered Nurses Entry: For candidates who are eligible for registration as a general nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) and who hold a current practising certificate. Selected topics may be undertaken in the internal mode of study.
The aim of the course is to provide students with the learning opportunities they need to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Midwife Standards for Practice (2018) and be eligible for registration as a midwife with the NMBA. Graduates will be competent, confident practitioners in all maternity settings able to practise according to the International Definition of a Midwife adopted by the International Confederation of Midwives 2011.
Graduates of this course will be expected to be able to:
Refer to Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)
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