Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)

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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.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Online
Minimum selection threshold

GPA Requirement

USC program code
Semester 1 or Semester 2
1 year full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning, Online
Total courses
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Not available to international students on a Student visa.

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
  • GPA of 5.0  over the second and third year of the 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

What will I study?

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