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Bachelor of Midwifery

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The Bachelor of Midwifery is for those who want to become registered midwives and work in maternity settings such as hospitals, birth centres and other community agencies.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar
Fees
$6,909 per year / $20,727 total

About this course

The Bachelor of Midwifery is for those who want to become registered midwives and work in maternity settings such as hospitals, birth centres and other community agencies. This midwifery course will teach you how to:manage normal pregnancy and childbirthprovide effective postnatal, maternal and newborn care to women and their newborn infantprovide safe and reliable care that meets the individual psychological, emotional, physical, social and spiritual needs of women. Bachelor of Midwifery students will do over 1000 hours of midwifery clinical practice throughout the course in hospital and community settings. The students will also engage with a minimum of ten women to follow their pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal care journey called their Continuity of Care Experiences (CCE). This experience involves the student recruiting the woman in early pregnancy and attending appointments throughout. If possible, the student attends the labour and birth and follows the woman after discharge home up to six weeks following birth. Possible career paths include:registered midwife within maternity settingsconsultant midwifeclinical specialistantenatal educatorresearcherfamily careindependent midwifery practitioner. special care nurseriesA graduate entry program is available to registered nurses and paramedics.

Study locations

Brisbane, QLD

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU).
82.1%
Overall satisfaction
84.5%
Skill scale
59%
Teaching scale
82.7%
Employed full-time
$59.2k
Average salary