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Australian Catholic University, Australia, North Sydney

Midwifery, Bachelor

  • Midwifery, Bachelor
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 3 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 6,909

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

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

Career Opportunities

A medical degree is a vocational degree, allowing you to develop the practical and clinical capabilities specific to medicine, as well as the professional and personal attributes necessary to become a doctor Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Cardiologist Clinical radiologist General practice doctor Hospital doctor Pathologist Physician associate Psychiatrist Surgeon There are over 60 specialist areas of medicine; information on each can be found at NHS Health Careers. Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Adult nurse Anaesthetist Children's nurse Healthcare scientist, genomics Higher education lecturer International aid/development worker Mental health nurse Midwife Neurologist Paramedic Research scientist (life sciences) Science writer Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

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. I want to find another Bachelor Course Possible career paths include:registered midwife within maternity settingsconsultant midwifeclinical specialistantenatal educatorresearcherfamily careindependent midwifery practitioner.Career PathsGraduates can pursue a range of careers including: midwife, consultant midwife, clinical specialist, pre-natal educator, researcher, family care and child health centre professional.


Programme Structure Courses included:The Childbearing Journey Foundations in Midwifery Perinatal Mental Health Midwifery Care of the Birthing Woman Midwifery Care of the Woman with Complex Needs Midwifery Care of the Postnatal Woman and Family Babies Needing Extra Care The Profession of Midwifery Global Perspectives on Midwifery The Inquiring Midwife


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Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent. Queensland Prerequisites: English (4, SA). Victoria Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

English Entry Requirement


Contact Details

Australian Catholic University


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