Credit points


Minimum duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne


Blacktown - not offered in 2022

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

All students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in 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.



English (Units 3 & 4, C)


Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

New South Wales

Assumed knowledgeNil

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 60 cp from Interdisciplinary Units (Part A);
  2. 20 cp from University Core Curriculum Units; (Part B)
  3. 100 cp from Midwifery Theory Units (Part C);
  4. 60 cp from Midwifery Practice Units (Part D).

Progression requirements

Students normally complete a unit or units at an introductory level (100-level) in an approved sequence before undertaking advanced level units (200 or 300-level) in that sequence.

Part A : Interdisciplinary Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIOL121Human Biological Science 110
BIOL122Human Biological Science 210
HLSC111The Person, Health and Wellbeing10
HLSC120Indigenous Health and Culture10
HLSC122Evidence for Practice10
HLSC220Health Care Ethics10

Part B : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

Part C : Midwifery Theory Units

Complete exactly 100 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MIDW113Midwifery Care of the Pregnant Woman10
MIDW127Foundations in Midwifery10
MIDW215Perinatal Mental Health10
MIDW216Midwifery Care of the Birthing Woman10
MIDW217Midwifery Care of the Woman with Complex Needs10
MIDW246Midwifery Care of the Postnatal Woman and Family10
MIDW335Babies Needing Extra Care10
MIDW350The Profession of Midwifery10
MIDW351Global Perspectives on Midwifery10
MIDW353The Inquiring Midwife10

A student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Midwifery or the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) to undertake MIDW coded units.

Part D : Midwifery Practice Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MIDW100Clinical Midwifery Practice 110
MIDW200Clinical Midwifery Practice 210
MIDW201Clinical Midwifery Practice 310
MIDW300Clinical Midwifery Practice 4: Caring for Babies10
MIDW301Clinical Midwifery Practice 520

Away-from-Base mode also available from Brisbane for Indigenous students only.

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