Bachelor of Midwifery
Australian Catholic University - Brisbane

Course outline

The Bachelor of Midwifery prepares students for registration as an entry-level midwife and work in maternity settings such as hospitals, birth centres, and other community agencies. Students will acquire the skills and knowledge to manage normal pregnancy and childbirth and provide effective postnatal maternal and newborn care in any maternity setting. They will learn how to provide safe and reliable care that meets the individual psychological, emotional, physical, social and spiritual needs of women and their families. Students will undertake a variety of clinical units throughout the course in maternity hospitals and community facilities. Graduates can apply for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra).
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This course is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

Fee notes

Average first year fee. Indicative only; subject to passage of legislation.

Other requirements

Students undertake a minimum of 960 hours of professional experience and a minimum of 10 Continuity of Care Experiences. Before students can begin professional experience for this course, students should review the mandatory State or Territory legal and industry policy requirements. An overview of these requirements can be found at Students must meet the inherent requirements – essential components of this course (capabilities, knowledge and skills) – to achieve the course learning outcomes. For more information see

Admissions Criteria

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


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 students have 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, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Midwife, consultant midwife, clinical specialist, prenatal educator, researcher, family care unit or child health centre professional.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$5763 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time