James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Nursing Science / Bachelor of Midwifery

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program provides a strong academic foundation focusing on competent, culturally safe, evidence-based midwifery and nursing practice. The practice-based curriculum blends basic and applied sciences with the art of nursing and a wellness model of woman-centred midwifery care. It prepares practitioners with skills across both nursing and midwifery. Clinical placements ensure that students apply theory to practice in a range of settings, with a focus on practice in rural, remote, and tropical contexts.


96 credit points


  • Nursing science
  • Midwifery

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C). Recommended: Biology, Chemistry, any Maths (Units 3/4,C). Students must also meet requirements for placement: immunisation
  • Completion of an Australian Nationally Accredited First Aid and CPR training course
  • Suitability to Work with Children Card (Blue Card)
  • Australian Federal Police check.


Australian Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA); Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). This course is accredited by the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Study pathways

Applicants with TAFE diplomas in nursing can apply for credit. Honours is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, available on a full or part-time basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville
  • ATAR: 90.0
  • Full-time : 4
  • Part-time : 5

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