Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)

Finetune your research skills in the health sector

Make an impact on future generations with an Honours degree that will advance your clinical research skills. Our Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) will provide you with insights into the application of epidemiological techniques and public health data collection to prepare you for the formation of your independent thesis.

Be inspired by the University's partnership with the Research Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Practice and get set for a rewarding career in a range of sectors including in private practice, neonatal care settings, aid organisations and in community-based health services.

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Admission open to

Domestic students and International students

Level of Study


Full-time Study Duration

1 year

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Course code


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Career Outcomes

Study a Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) at UC and you will:

  • learn about the application of epidemiological techniques, public health data collection and how to critically appraise public health sector research
  • design and develop a research topic of your choice and then professionally communicate the results
  • gain insights into thesis topic definition, ethical guidelines, literature review, data collection and analysis.

Career Opportunities

A range of careers exist for those with high-level midwifery qualifications in both the public and private health sectors, including:

  • Private practice
  • Neonatal care settings
  • Community based services
  • Hospital based services
  • Research services

Work Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is learning first-hand through real work or work-like experiences. WIL is a key element to enhancing employability in the workplace and is integral to many of our courses. This reinforces our commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills and knowledge.

Course details

Sample study plan


  • Epidemiology and the Principles of Research
  • Midwifery Honours Thesis

Course specific

Students must be registered or be eligible for registration as a midwife in Australia, plus hold a Bachelor of Midwifery, postgraduate degree in Midwifery, or a degree in a related discipline with a GPA of 6.0 or more.


Looking for more detail about the units you will study? Want to know more about fees, admission requirements and delivery modes?

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