English language requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires an overall score of IELTS 7.0, or equivalent, and a minimum score of 7 in each of the four skills areas of listening, reading, speaking and writing. Additional requirements regarding prior education taught and assessed solely in English and prior employment - refer to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)'s Registration Standard for further information.
View which English language tests are acceptable for Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry). If you need to prepare for the English language test, you can apply for UniSQ's Academic Communication Skills Program to improve your skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
There are inherent requirements that must be met in order to successfully complete this degree. Inherent requirements are fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the degree, while maintaining the academic integrity of the degree. Please read and understand the inherent requirements specific to the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) before applying.
If you think you may experience any problems meeting inherent requirements, you can talk to a Student Equity Officer about reasonable adjustments that may be put in place to assist you. Any reasonable adjustments made must not fundamentally change the nature of the inherent requirement.
Additional requirements for placements
All students must provide the following documents prior to commencing residential schools and clinical placements:
- Blue Card or Working with Children Check or evidence of registration with AHPRA
- Australian Police Certificate
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (CPR)
- UniSQ Student Declaration
- Queensland Health Student Orientation Checklist (Queensland students only)
- Queensland Health Student Deed Poll (Queensland students only)
- Queensland Health iLearn Modules (Queensland students only)
- Completed Vaccine Preventable Evidence Form.
Plus evidence of the following immunisations:
- Hepatitis B immunisation
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Pertussis, and Varicella immunisation
- Tuberculosis risk assessment
- Influenza immunisation
- COVID-19 vaccinations as directed by health services.
Tasmanian students residing outside of Queensland must provide evidence of:
- HIV and Hepatitis C of having antibodies.
Note: Students may not be allocated a placement if any of the above documents are not current. Residential schools will be conducted at the Ipswich campus or in Tasmania (only students who reside in Tasmania will attend residential schools at the Southern Simulation Centre at the Royal Hobart Hospital's Clinical School, Liverpool St, Hobart).