Bachelor of Midwifery
Through a partnership approach, midwives provide woman centred, evidence based care for women and babies throughout the childbearing journey in a variety of settings. Midwives play an important role in promoting the health and wellbeing of women and their families by supporting the woman's childbearing choices and providing expertise around pregnancy, birth, postnatal and the newborn period. Midwives collaborate with other health professionals to continue midwifery care in complex situations.
The Bachelor of Midwifery at CDU is aligned with the International Confederation of Midwives' definition of the midwife. Students require a high level of motivation, determination and organisation to successfully negotiate study and clinical experience requirements with work and family commitments. The online nature of the course requires students to be disciplined and committed in their study habits. Students should consider whether their family life and work commitments will support their attendance at placement and time available for study.
This course also available in Online with the study pace of full time & part time. And part time duration is 6 years
Admission requirements are met by one of the following:
- Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*.
- Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher.
- Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
- Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
- Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010).
- Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course.
- Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
On successful completion of this course, student will awarded by Bachelor of Midwifery.
Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities in roles including midwifery group practice, homebirth and working in public or private hospitals.
About this institute
Charles Darwin University
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a sustainable, innovative, creative and inclusive new world university located in northern Australia teaching 24,000 students from more than 55 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 regional and remote locations; and...
Why study at Charles Darwin University
20,000 students from more than 72 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 locations
At CDU, we believe a new world university is one built on collective effort, inclusivity, creativity, social justice and sustainability. A place where you can follow your passion to make things better. Together with you, we strive for excellence, integrity, accountability and equitable opportunities for all.
We address vital issues in our communities and our region by bringing people together to make our world a better place.
Our strength is in the uniqueness of our people, and we value and respect individual differences and diversity of thought. We are committed to fostering trust, teamwork, and belonging.
We value artistic endeavour, originality, and freedom of expression. We learn from Indigenous and international cultures to create a new vision for the future.
Our students, staff, and alumni make positive impacts in healthcare, education, housing and many other areas of society where there is inequality.
We’re committed to protecting our environment, to supporting ethical business practices and to using technology to build a sustainable future.
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