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Career outcomes

Our midwifery graduates have pursued careers in:

  • consultant midwives
  • clinical specialists
  • antenatal educators
  • researchers
  • independent midwifery practitioners
  • registered midwives within maternity settings
  • neonatal care in special-care nursery
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About midwifery

Go beyond the birth of babies. Study midwifery to meet the psychological, emotional, physical, social and spiritual needs of women in maternity settings such as hospitals, birth centres, community agencies and at home. In doing so, you’ll become a critical thinker and reflective lifelong learner – one who displays clinical competence through independent and collaborative practice.

Continuity of Care Experience

Gain critical experience and support a pregnant woman and her family during your studies. A unique feature of undergraduate midwifery studies at ACU, the Continuity of Care Experience will see you accompanying women through pregnancy, labour, birth and the postnatal period, across both hospital and community settings. You’ll forge an ongoing relationship from initial contact through to the weeks after birth, giving you real-world experience and preparing you for your post-ACU career.

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Fast track with graduate entry

Already a registered nurse or bachelor-qualified paramedic? You could be eligible for entry to our Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry), a two-year course that can fast track you to becoming a registered midwife.

Make others your mission

As an expression of our Catholic identity and mission, we aim to produce midwifery graduates with a respect for the dignity of human life. Your practice will be informed by an ethical, evidence-based and woman-centered approach, with respect for diversity and global perspectives – including Indigenous knowledge.

Professional recognition

Our undergraduate midwifery courses are accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC). When you graduate, you’ll also be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

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