Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry)
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

This course prepares midwives to meet current and future requirements of contemporary midwifery practice. The program is designed according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australian National Competency Standards for the Midwife (2006). Graduates possess a range of skills to work autonomously and, where appropriate, with other members of the inter-professional team in a variety of maternity settings or models of care. Graduates are eligible for registration with the AHPRA. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) at UniSQ.


Residential schools are conducted in year 1 (semester 1 and 2) and year 2 (semester 1) at UniSQ Ipswich, Queensland and in Hobart, Tasmania. Tasmanian residential schools and professional placement is only available to Tasmanian Students. Attendance at each residential school is compulsory. Residential schools are conducted in the first week of semester and cover the practice experience that students are enrolled in during that semester.

Other requirements

Blue Card; Australian Federal Police Certificate; hepatitis B immunisation; measles, mumps, rubella and pertussis (whooping cough) immunisation; CPR certificate; Queensland Health student orientation requirements and occupational health and safety certificates; clinical placement student declaration. Note: Students may not be allocated a placement if any of the above documents are not current.

Admissions Criteria

Interview to demonstrate ability to commit to the requirements of the program. For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.


Previous registered nurse qualification; Prior study

Fixed closing date

Applications close on 23 January 2023.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must nominate on their QTAC application three clinical placement location preferences from the following list in order of preference: Queensland: Brisbane, Cairns, Charleville, Dalby, Goondiwindi, Ipswich, Kingaroy, Redcliffe, Roma, Stanthorpe, Toowoomba, Warwick.
Tasmania: Burnie, Hobart, Launceston.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing or equivalent qualification with current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) nursing registration. You must be able to declare English as your primary language. If you are unable to meet this requirement, you are required to submit a formal English Language test result that meets the NMBA’s minimal requirements prior to program entry. For more information visit
English Language Proficiency.
Inherent requirements are applicable to the program please refer to for more information.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

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Career opportunities


Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time

Darling Downs & South West QLD