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Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

This dual degree provides students with a broad set of skills that encompass the disciplines of nursing and midwifery. Graduates are able to register as both a nurse and midwife. Midwives safely guide expectant mothers (and parents) through pregnancy, birth and the weeks that follow through effective midwifery practice. Nurses are able to work in a variety of areas, including acute care, aged care, mental health, Indigenous health, rural health, public health or community health. Students undertake extensive practical experience, starting in first year. For more information, visit Bachelors of Nursing/Midwifery at UQ.

Note

The clinical placements are delivered through a home hospital group model at Mater or other hospitals in South-East Queensland including Metro North, Metro South, West Moreton and Darling Downs. Generally, students remain at the same home hospital group for the duration of their studies. For more information, visit Clinical placements on the UQ website. Students in Mater home hospital groups attend lectures at St Lucia and small group teaching and clinical skills simulation at Mater South Brisbane. Students in other home hospital groups attend lectures and small group teaching at St Lucia and clinical skills simulation at a partner hospital site.

Other requirements

On application, applicants will be required to demonstrate their English language proficiency. On admission, the following requirements must be met: first aid certificate (including CPR); Blue Card; medical questionnaire; police check for criminal history; current status with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB) and a schedule of immunisations. Details about these requirements are made available at the time of offer. For more information, visit Placements on the UQ website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Additional entry requirements

To enrol in this program, students must have attended and satisfactorily completed at least 6 years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed solely in English. At least two years of this education must have been between grades 7 and 12. This education must have been completed in one of the following countries; Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America. If an applicant has not met these educational requirements, they are required to provide evidence of an acceptable English Language test. For more information see English Language Proficiency.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
92.10
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.95

95.25

90.65

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

97.20

92.10

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, 2023

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

59

<5*

0

N/P#

0

<5*

<5*

105

Percentage of all students

56.2%

<5*

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

<5*

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Midwifery and Bachelor of Nursing.

Membership

Australian College of Midwives; Australian College of Nursing.

Course Code
728602
Start Date
Offer rounds

11 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$5140 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Location
Brisbane
 
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