Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)

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Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)


Program summary

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Take your first step into midwifery research

Our one-year honours program has a strong focus on clinical practice and allows registered midwives to research contemporary health issues. You’ll develop your research capabilities through coursework and a research project focused on a topic you’re passionate about.

At the end of the program, you’ll have clinical practice knowledge and will be able to undertake research within a midwifery practice. Take advantage of advanced roles that develop within the health precinct on the Sunshine Coast, new maternity services and models, and increasing demand for midwifery researchers.

In this program you will:

  • Research contemporary health issues relating to pregnancy or midwifery practice
  • Complete a research project
  • Choose your topic area to research
Admission requirements
  • AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Midwifery award (or equivalent)
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Meet the English language requirement
  • Have demonstrated a high level of achievement in a degree program

Graduates will be eligible to apply for membership to the Australian College of Midwives.

Career opportunities
  • Registered Midwife in a wide range of practice contexts and roles
  • Midwifery researcher
  • Pathway to an academic career

Application and admission advice

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Program structure

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Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 96 units as outlined in the Program Structure

Program notes
  • Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses) and following the recommended study sequence

  • The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified

  • It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates

  • Refer to the Managing your progression page for help in understanding your program structure, reviewing your progress and planning remaining courses.

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students
  1. Make an appointment with the Honours Coordinator within the relevant school to discuss your potential research topic and the availability of suitable supervisors.
  2. Download the Application for Honours program form
  3. Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
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