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Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) - 196JA

Course Code: 196JA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Midwifery
CRICOS Code: N/A 7
Lowest Selection Rank: H
English Language Requirements: There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 7.0, with no band score below 6.5. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Take a pro-active approach to your Midwife career

If you’re serious about making a name for yourself in an industry committed to making a positive impact on future generations, then the UC Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) course is the perfect choice to help you stand out and advance your clinical research skills at the same time.

In this course you will get to study epidemiological techniques and learn how to read, collect and process health data - which in turn will give you the tools to enable you to formulate an independent thesis under the expert guidance of highly experienced academic mentors.

This course also offers you the chance to benefit from UC’s close relationships with local and national stakeholders which means you’ll have the opportunity to build your own personal professional networks of industry contacts.

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

  • benefit from smaller, more engaging and interactive study groups
  • 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
  • graduate with an internationally recognised qualification
  • stand out from the competition.

Work Integrated Learning

UC Work Integrated Learning (WIL), is a vital component of the UC experience as it allows students to gain valuable hands-on experience and build professional relationships before they graduate.

Although this course does not include any WIL placements, it does involve many opportunities for you to associate with a wide range of professional contacts, and as a result can improve your chances of gaining employment once you graduate.

Career opportunities

The UC Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) course is a globally recognised qualification and our reputation for consistently producing above average, critical thinking graduates opens many career options in both the public and public health sectors including:

  • Clinically based services
  • Government and non-government agencies
  • Research and policy services

Course-specific information

Applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • hold a completed bachelor or postgraduate degree in midwifery with a distinction or higher average
  • registered or eligible for registration as a midwife in Australia.

There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS of 7.0 overall with no band score below 6.5 or equivalent. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the University website.

The University of Canberra is committed to building a strong and sustainable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and sport industry workforce. If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person interested in studying a health or sport course, please contact Rachel Harrigan or phone 6201 2608.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
Faculty of Health or Course Convener E student.centre@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Students
E study@canberra.edu.au P 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226) W www.canberra.edu.au/future-students

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
A) hold a completed bachelor or postgraduate degree in midwifery with a distinction or higher average
B) registered or eligible for registration as a midwife in Australia.

An Honours Supplementary Form must be completed as part of your application. It can be found at:
http://www.canberra.edu.au/current-students/forms

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC Canberra - Bruce Campus Semester 1
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.
      Research Project: The unit is focused on the delivery of a research project. Attendance at regular classes is not required, however some on-campus, face to face activity may be necessary.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Source and appraise critically research in midwifery; Communication
Analysis and inquiry
Personal attributes
Design and execute a research project to a standard acceptable to the discipline of midwifery; Problem Solving
Working independently and with others
Analysis and inquiry
Professional and social responsibility
Personal attributes
Communicate the results of an independent research project in a form acceptable to the field of study. Communication
Problem solving
Professional and social responsibility

Course Duration

Standard: 2 semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum: 4 semesters.

Honours

First class honours (H1, achieved 85-100% on assessment); Second Class Honours - Division I (H2A, 75-84% on assessment); Second Class Honours - Division II (H2B, 65-74% on assessment); Third Class Honours (H3, 50-64% on assessment).

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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