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Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry)

  • Bachelor

This course offers bachelor–qualified nurses and paramedics the opportunity to qualify with a Bachelor of Midwifery.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar
Fees
$6,560 per year / $13,120 total

About this course

This course offers bachelor–qualified nurses and paramedics the opportunity to qualify with a Bachelor of Midwifery. Applicants to the course must be registered nurses or currently practicing paramedics. Graduates may work in maternity settings such as hospitals, birth centres, special care nurseries 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 undertake 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 educatorspecial care nurseriesresearcherfamily careindependent midwifery practitioner.

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