Fast facts 2017
ATAR cut-off
N/A
About ATARs
International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

N/A
Newcastle

Start dates
  • Semester 1 - 26 Feb 2018
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

UON program code: 12330

Program handbook

Description

1 yr fulltime or 2 years part time to incorporate research thesis.


Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • The ability to effectively collect, analyse and organise evidence in support of evidence-based practice.
  • The ability to engage in scientific dialogue using evidence from scientific publication.
  • The ability to critically reflect on, and propose improvements to, the provision of health and maternity services for childbearing women and their families.
  • The ability to practise both autonomously and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • The ability to communicate sensitively and appropriately as a professional.
  • The ability to act to enhance the professional development of self and others.

Details

Information correct as at14th Dec 2017 10:56am
Program code12330
AQF level

Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face - Online in a supervisory capacity
Duration
  • Australian students - 1 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
ATAR (2017)
LocationCut-offMedian

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Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Health and Medicine
Contributing schools
  1. School of Health Sciences
  2. School of Medicine and Public Health
  3. School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Admission information

Admission requirements

Must have grade point average of greater than or equal to 5 for their undergraduate coursework (Bachelor of Midwifery) to be eligible to apply.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

Credit not available in this end-on Honours program


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

80 units

Program duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.

Program requirements

The Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) requires the completion of 80 units of study: NURS4302 Nursing Research Strategies 20 units, NURS4303 Nursing Research Frameworks 20 units, MIDI4930 Midwifery Honours Thesis Completion 20 units, and either: NURS4301 Nursing Research Design & Methods 20 units or EPID6420 Epidemiology A 10 units or HLSC4120 Research Methodology & Design 10 units.


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
MIDI4930Midwifery Honours Thesis Completion
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
20 units
NURS4302Reviewing and Critiquing Literature
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
20 units
NURS4303Research Progress
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
20 units

Core Courses

Core Courses

Complete either NURS4301 OR EPID6420 AND HLSC4120 to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
NURS4301Health Research Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
20 units
Core Courses

Complete either NURS4301 OR EPID6420 AND HLSC4120 to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
HLSC4120Research Methodology and Design
  • Summer 2 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EPID6420Epidemiology A - Basic Methods
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (GradSchool)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (GradSchool)
10 units

Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online