When you study teaching and health education at the University of Newcastle you will graduate with an exciting career scope.

Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Health and Physical Education

Career opportunities

Midwifery

Bachelor of Midwifery graduates will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers. On completion of the degree, graduates can expect to:

  • Use research to inform midwifery practice.
  • Accept accountability and responsibility for own actions within midwifery practice.
  • Communicate information to facilitate decision-making by the woman.
  • Promote safe and effective midwifery care.
  • Assess, plan, provide and evaluate safe and effective midwifery care.
  • Assess, plan, provide and evaluate safe and effective midwifery care for the woman and/or baby with complex needs.
  • Advocate to protect the rights of women, families and communities in relation to maternity care.
  • Develop effective strategies to implement and support collaborative midwifery practice.
  • Actively support midwifery as a public health strategy.
  • Ensure midwifery practice is culturally safe.
  • Base midwifery practice on ethical decision-making.
  • Identify personal beliefs and develop these in ways that enhance midwifery practice.
  • Act to enhance the professional development of self and others.
  • Function in accordance with legislation and common law affecting midwifery practice.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Midwifery. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, while some may require further study.

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