The Bachelor of Midwifery at the University of Newcastle combines theoretical learning with substantial clinical practice, promoting learning for all contexts.

Why study with us?

Why study Midwifery at the University of Newcastle

Midwifery students are guided and supported by clinicians who are a part of the workforce. As a midwife, you will be responsible for the care of women, babies and their families prior to pregnancy, during pregnancy, labour, birth and the early infancy period. The University of Newcastle has a holistic approach to midwifery, with an emphasis on health promotion, mental health and clinical practice.

The Bachelor of Midwifery at Newcastle has been developed in partnership with Hunter New England Area Local Health District and supported by Hunter New England Local Health District, Mid North Coast Local Health District, Central Coast Local Health District, Gosford Private Hospital and Newcastle Private Hospital. Our midwifery students are guided and supported by clinicians who are a part of the workforce.

With a mix of face-to-face and online learning, and plenty of hands-on experience, you will be ready to start your career as a midwife at the end of this three year degree.

Graduates are eligible to apply for registration to practise as a midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (ANMAC) and are eligible to apply for registration with the Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Please Note: If you wish to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Midwifery at the University of Newcastle in 2015, you are required to sit a Personal Qualities Assessment and apply directly to the University in addition to completing a UAC application. Find out more

What you will study