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Studying midwifery at UniSQ will give you the skills to work in partnership with women antenatally during pregnancy, during and after the birth, and postnatally to support mothers transition to motherhood, helping them with breastfeeding and the care of their baby for the first six weeks of life. 

During your degree you will:

  • combine online study with residential schools and over 1200 hours of midwifery practice experience with UniSQ's partner organisations
  • experience the continuity of care of a minimum of 10 women throughout their pregnancy.

Explore UniSQ's Midwifery degrees

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Midwifery Simulation Centre

Students in the Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) experience typical midwifery clinical scenarios, ranging from the birth of a baby to obstetric and neonatal emergencies. 
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Why study midwifery?

When you study midwifery you are paving the way for a fulfilling and rewarding career in health care. As a UniSQ midwifery student you will learn the science and biology of childbirth, while supporting the emotional and psychological of pregnant women and their families. Midwives play an important role in helping to prevent problems during pregnancy and childbirth and can provide valuable support to families during this exciting and life changing time. 

As you study midwifery at UniSQ, you’ll learn in a supportive and collaborative educational environment. A midwifery degree at UniSQ will prepare you to perform professional midwifery roles in several sectors, including:

  • Clinics
  • Maternity hospitals
  • Primary care settings
  • Family planning clinics
  • Neonatal units
  • Community health. 

Gain the skills and training needed to providing essential services to women during their pregnancy journey. You’ll have the chance to undertake a midwifery course online or on campus, allowing you to benefit from our flexible study options.

What will I learn in a midwifery degree?

A Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) degree will give you over 1200 hours of clinical experience in the first two semesters - in multiple settings, including hospitals, family planning clinics, community health and home visiting.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn under the supervision of professionally registered midwives, caring for a minimum of 10 women during their pregnancy — in birth suites, antenatal clinics, and postnatal and neonatal units.

A Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Midwifery) degree allows you to undertake specialised learning, working with a senior academic to receive guidance for a small research project. You’ll have the chance to expand your knowledge of midwifery, to learn techniques and principles to further your passion and expertise in the area.  

What are the pathways to entry?
We know that there isn’t one single path to university. That's why we have several pathways to study midwifery at UniSQ. Whether you’ve just graduated, finished some time ago, or have other qualifications such as VET or TAFE, we can help you find the right path to your chosen field and career. Browse our pathways program to find out more.  
Why study midwifery with UniSQ?

At UniSQ, we design all our degrees to give you the best possible chance to advance your knowledge and skills in your choose area of expertise. Our Nursing and Allied Health degrees allow you to benefit from our industry connections with expert learning and practical experience.

  • Benefit from UniSQ’s Midwifery Simulation Centre which enables real life scenarios from the birth of a baby to obstetric and neonatal emergencies.
  • Forge ahead with industry-relevant, practical and theoretical training and gain the skills needed to ensure you are ready for whatever your career brings.

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