Bachelor of Midwifery
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Midwives play a pivotal role in safely guiding expectant women and parents through pregnancy, birth, and the weeks that follow. The Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours) will prepare students for this challenging and rewarding career. Students will undertake extensive supervised practical experience throughout the program, and during their final year, they will extend their clinical knowledge to ensure they meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia accreditation standards. This program is delivered in small group-based clinical teaching sessions in simulated centres, and through workshops at UQ St Lucia. The program is also integrated with hospital placements. For more information, visit Bachelor of Midwifery at UQ.


Placements in the Midwifery program are located at a number of placement providers and each semester, students will be allocated a placement within 1.5 hours of their residential address where possible. Placement hospitals include Mater hospitals, Metro North, Metro South, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, and regional and rural health settings. For more information, visit

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.

Admissions Criteria

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

Recommended study
Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Midwife in public or private health, maternity and neonatal care, teaching, research, rural and remote health, and aid organisations.


Australian College of Midwives.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$5540 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time