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

Course outline

This innovative, dual degree program takes a narrative and patient/woman-focused approach to learning, integrating practice across diverse, complex and dynamic healthcare environments. Students will gain specific knowledge and professional recognition across 2 programs and benefit from a program that links theory and practice through a variety of teaching methods including workshops, online learning, and clinical simulation. Students undertake more than 1,600 hours of supervised clinical placements in a range of clinical settings including hospitals and other healthcare organisations. For more information, visit Bachelors of Nursing/Midwifery at UQ.

Note

Placements in the nursing/midwifery program are secured with a number of providers, and in their first year students are allocated a placement within 1.5 hours of their residential address where possible. To ensure they receive a broad range of experiences, they may undertake placement activities at clinical partner hospitals and health services such as Metro North, Metro South, Mater Hospitals, aged care and nursing homes, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, private providers, and regional and rural health settings. For more information, visit Clinical placements on the UQ website.

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.

Recommended study
One of Chemistry, Biology 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

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

98.80

92.20

83.70

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

93.55

87.25

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

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

9 Jan 2025

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