Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)

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Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)


Program summary

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Dr Lauren Kearney
Program coordinator

Dr Lauren Kearney

Take your first step into midwifery research

Our one-year honours program has a strong focus on clinical practice and allows registered midwives to research contemporary health issues. You’ll develop your research capabilities through coursework and a research project focused on a topic you’re passionate about.

At the end of the program, you’ll have clinical practice knowledge and will be able to undertake research within a midwifery practice. Take advantage of advanced roles that develop within the health precinct on the Sunshine Coast, new maternity services and models, and increasing demand for midwifery researchers.

In this program you will:

  • Research contemporary health issues relating to pregnancy or midwifery practice
  • Complete a research project
  • Choose your topic area to research
Admission requirements
  • AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Midwifery award (or equivalent)
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Meet the English language requirement
  • Have demonstrated a high level of achievement in a degree program

Graduates will be eligible to apply for membership to the Australian College of Midwives.

Career opportunities
  • Registered Midwife in a wide range of practice contexts and roles
  • Midwifery researcher
  • Pathway to an academic career

Application and admission advice

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Contact Student Central
+61 7 5430 2890
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How to apply

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Domestic students
  1. Make an appointment with the Honours Coordinator within the relevant school to discuss your potential research topic and the availability of suitable supervisors.
  2. Download the Application for Honours program form
  3. Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
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