Bachelor of Science - Nursing / Bachelor of Science - Midwifery

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This comprehensive course is unique in WA, preparing graduates for flexible career options in dynamic healthcare settings. The course offers an innovative and broad study approach, with graduates ready for beginning level practice in both midwifery and nursing. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality care within the healthcare environment.


  • 36 Units
  • 540 Credit Points. Clinical or Professional Work Placement

Standard entry requirements

  • University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to provide a personal statement. This statement must outline their understanding of the Registered Nurse's role and of a Registered Midwife's role, their reasons for wishing to undertake this course, and an outline of their plan for managing the workload.International students (other than those students schooled in a recognised country as defined by APHRA at ) are required to provide any English language test approved by AHPRA with a score equivalent to an Academic IELTS overall minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.5). Internationally schooled applicants may also be required to meet this requirement or we may require additional information to confirm that requirements have been satisfied. Minimum English standard requirements for this course may also be satisfied with one of the following: Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test
  • Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada
  • University Preparation Course
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test
  • AQF Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree
  • Or Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent). Alternative qualifications and English tests will be considered on an individual basis.


This course has been Accredited by Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup International: $169,400 No information available No No information available
South West International: $169,400 No information available No No information available

Further information

Midwife, Regional Midwife, Rural Midwife, Remote Midwife, Nurse, Registered Nurse, Comprehensive Registered Nurse. Non-Standard Timetable - Prospective applicants are advised that there is an 'on call' component to this course. It is a requirement in Australia that midwifery students provide Continuity of Care to ten women throughout the course of their studies; this includes being on call to attend them when they give birth.

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