Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Midwifery (Mount Gambier) provides students with the practical skills and knowledge needed to provide care, support and advice to women during pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatally. There is a strong focus on theory and practical experience, and students learn in a unique, clinician led, authentic simulated hospital and health service on campus. Students have the opportunity to practice their skills through real-life scenarios and will feel confidently prepared for clinical practice. The simulated hospital environment is fully led by practicing registered nurses and midwives.
Standard entry requirements
- Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
- Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
- Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
- Complete or partially complete higher education program
- Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
- Qualify for special entry
- Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Advanced Diploma level or above
- Complete a Foundation Studies program
- And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements.
The Bachelor of Midwifery is an undergraduate degree accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) as a qualification leading to entry to the Register of Midwives with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA). The program accreditation requires students to complete the program in three years full-time or up to six years part-time.
High achieving students with a competitive grade point average (GPA) may be given the opportunity to undertake the Bachelor of Midwifery (Mount Gambier) with a linked Bachelor of Nursing pathway comprising four years of full-time study. Students who obtain a credit level or higher grade point average (GPA) may also be accepted into the Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) degree and, depending on results, may be eligible to proceed to postgraduate research degree study.
|Campus||Fees||Mid year intake||Attendance|
|Mount Gambier||International: $102,900||No|
|UniSA Online||International: $102,900||No|
Student registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia is required in order to study the program. All students who undertake activities where interaction with patients is required such as field or clinical placements/visits and in University clinics and gyms, must obtain a current National Police Clearance and a Current National Criminal History Record Check (Child-Related Clearance) from the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion. This certificate is valid for the duration of the program. On entry to the qualification students will be required to confirm that they meet the 'Fitness to Practice in Clinical Placements' requirements. A 'Provide First Aid Certificate' and a 'Manual Handling Certificate' are prerequisites for these courses and a CPR Certificate must be current at the commencement of these courses..