Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Students of this course undertake a total of 1310 hours of clinical placements, including the provision of woman-centred care to 22 women during their journey through pregnancy, labour, birth and the postnatal period. Students will: Work with women in pregnancy, labour, birth and early parenting using a primary health framework; participate in WIL placements, including rostered and on call shifts tending to women in labour and birth; learn to contribute to the development of services, policies and research into maternity care now and as a future leader; work at individual, family and community levels to facilitate all women's rights to, and responsibilities in, active participation in their maternity care; contribute to new understandings of midwifery and other work by participating in research activities; and experience a variety of workplace settings, including birth centres, regional and rural maternity units, and tertiary hospitals.
Standard entry requirements
- This course has an early closing date to submit applications (October 31 every year). To apply you will be required to: Have completed Year 12 or a similar level of study
- Meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course
- And submit a written response to the questions included on the supplementary application. Applications are judged on both how well they meet the admission requirements and how well they consider the issues raised in the supplementary questions. Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places.
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