A career in midwifery could lead to work in a range of areas, including:
- community health centres
- maternity services
*2017 QS World University Rankings
Undergraduate (your first degree)
An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any credit for prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor’s and bachelor’s with honours are all undergraduate degrees.
Postgraduate (further study)
A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.
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Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery
Study with the best
The School of Nursing and Midwifery has been ranked number 22 in the world for nursing in the 2016 QS World University Rankings. This puts Deakin nursing in the top 1% of universities globally.
Learning for the future
Deakin’s innovative learning technologies, clinical simulation centres, extensive health network partnerships, excellent teachers and commitment to a personalised learning experience for every student means you will be engaged, work ready and successful.
Research with us
Research at the school is conducted through our Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS) – and in partnership with several major healthcare providers. Nursing ethics, the child-bearing experience, medication management… whatever your focus, we have an expert supervisor for you.
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Upon successful completion of a Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery or a Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, you may apply to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) through the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for registration as a midwife.
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The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Deakin is one of the largest in Australia, and is committed to providing excellence in its courses through an emphasis on current trends and evidence-based practice in nursing.
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