BMidw(Graduate Entry)

Credit points

150

Minimum duration

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at

  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne

Note:

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

Melbourne - Not offered in 2021


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.

To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) an applicant must have either completed:

a.

  1. a Bachelor of Nursing with a grade point average of at least 4.0 on the ACU seven point scale; AND
  2. one year of post-registration clinical practice; AND
  3. be a Registered Nurse with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

OR

b.

  1. a Bachelor of Paramedicine with a grade point average of at least 4.0 on the ACU seven point scale AND
  2. be a Registered Paramedic with a minimum of one year field experience.

Disclamer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.



Completion requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry), a student must complete 150 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 80 cp from Midwifery Theory Units (Part A);
  2. 60 cp from Midwifery Practice Units (Part B);
  3. 10 cp from Interdisciplinary Unit (Part C).

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.

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Schedule of unit offerings

Part A : Midwifery Theory Units

Complete exactly 80 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MDGE100Introduction to Midwifery and Care of the Pregnant Woman10
MIDW215Perinatal Mental Health10
MIDW216Midwifery Care of the Birthing Woman10Enrolment in the two combined intensives for MDGE100 Introduction to Midwifery and Care of the Pregnant Woman, and MDGE101 Introduction to Midwifery Practice (P)
MIDW217Midwifery Care of the Woman with Complex Needs10
MIDW246Midwifery Care of the Postnatal Woman and Family10
MIDW335Babies Needing Extra Care10
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. A student must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) to undertake MDGE coded units.

Part B : Midwifery Practice Units

Complete exactly 60 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
MDGE101Introduction to Midwifery Practice10
MIDW200Clinical Midwifery Practice 210Enrolment in the intensive for MDGE101 Introduction to Midwifery Practice (P)
MIDW201Clinical Midwifery Practice 310
MIDW300Clinical Midwifery Practice 4: Caring for Babies10
MIDW301Clinical Midwifery Practice 520

Part C : Interdisciplinary Unit

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
HLSC120Indigenous Health and Culture10

Students who have already completed HLSC120 Indigenous Health and Culture (former unit name Society, Culture and Health) or an equivalent unit as part of a previous Bachelor degree, may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

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