Bachelor of Midwifery (Pre-registration)

Flinders University

Midwifery encompasses the autonomous and collaborative care of women, families and the community. Midwives are accountable and responsible professionals who provide support, care and advice to women before, during and after childbirth.The degree reflects the philosophy that midwifery is a profession in its own right. It will provide learning opportunities in order to prepare each graduate to function as a safe and competent women-centred midwife able to meet the National Competency Standards for the Midwife of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Course Fee:


International: $87,300

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent qualifications; or mature age entry (STAT); or TAFE/VET qualifications; or higher education transfers; or completion of a foundation studies program

Structure:

The course is highly structured and links midwifery theory and practice with the psychosocial and biophysical sciences, maternal and infant assessment and an evidence-based approach to midwifery practice. Clinical placements will be undertaken for the duration of the course in agencies and hospitals in South Australia. The Continuity of Care experience will require students to provide care for individual women throughout their pregnancy and labour and in the post-natal period. This will require availability to attend appointments and be on-call for births. Clinical placements may include morning, evening, on-call and weekend shifts.

Subjects you can Study:

Midwifery, Human Bioscience.

Further information:

Applicants are advised that midwifery is a profession which places considerable physical and psychological demands on the individual.

Recognition:

Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Midwife.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Midwife,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park 90.05 No Full time 3 years
Bedford Park 90.05 No Part time 6 years
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While the main campus is located in the suburb of Bedford Park, just a short drive south of Adelaide's Central Business District and easily accessible by public transport, the University's geographical footprint also stretches across South Australia, Western Victoria and the Northern Territory.

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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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