(Sippy Downs) Semester 1 commencement (February) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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(Sippy Downs) Semester 1 commencement (February)

This Bachelor of Midwifery recommended study sequence is for students commencing in the current semester.

Students who are registered nurses with a degree in nursing and have been given specified course credit from their previous degree should refer to the Registered Nurse Pathway.

Year 1

Year 1

Semester 1
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT121 Midwifery Foundations
  • Semester 1
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC393
HLT131 Practice Principles for Midwifery and Nursing
  • Semester 1
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC393
LFS103 Introductory Bioscience
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
12Anti: LFS100
HLT103 Professional Health Communication
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
12Pre: Must be enrolled in SC391, SC393 or SC395, SC306 or SC017
Anti: COR109
Session 4
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT132 Comprehensive Assessment in Midwifery
  • Session 4, Semester 1
12Pre: HLT131 and enrolled in Program SC393. Semester 1 offering only for RN pathway students in SC393
Semester 2
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT100 Anatomy and Physiology
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC010, SC108, ED312, ED315, SC306, SC347, SC367, SC391, SC392, SC393 or Applied Environmental Health Extended Major
Anti: (LFS112 or LFS201 or LFS202) and LFS122
NUR131 Research Foundations for Health Practice
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC335, SC367, SC373, SC374, SC375, SC376, SC377, SC391, SC393,
Anti: PAR131, HLT205
NUR212 Contexts of practice: child, youth and family
  • Semester 2
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC393
Year 2

Year 2

Semester 1
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT122 Developing Midwifery
  • Semester 1
12Pre: (HLT100 or LFS112) and HLT132 and enrolled in Program SC393
Co: HLT121 or (HLT121 and HLT132 and RN pathway credit)
HLT123 Midwifery Practice 1
  • Semester 1
12Pre: HLT121 and HLT132 and enrolled in Program SC393 OR
Co: HLT121 and HLT132 and students who have received RN pathway credit
NUR121 Health Care and the Professions
  • Semester 1
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC017, SC391 or SC393
NUR231 Drug Therapy
  • Semester 1
12Pre: NUR141 or NUR116 or HLT132 and LFS103 or HLT100 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392, SC393
Anti: PAR231
Semester 2
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT201 Therapeutics in Midwifery
  • Semester 2
12Pre: NUR231 and enrolled in Program SC393
HLT203 Advancing Midwifery
  • Semester 2
12Pre: HLT122 and enrolled in Program SC393 or SC394
NUR222 Health, Law and Ethics
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC385, SC391, SC392, SC393, SC335
Anti: PAR222
Session 8
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT202 Midwifery Practice 2
  • Session 8
12Pre: HLT123 and enrolled in Program SC393
Year 3

Year 3

Semester 1
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT301 Contexts of Practice: Mental Health Care
  • Session 1
12Pre: NUR141, NUR116, HLT123 or PAR103
Anti: PAR341 or NUR301
HLT310 Leadership and Governance in Maternity Care
  • Semester 1
12Pre: HLT203 and enrolled in Program SC393
HLT311 Midwifery Practice 3
  • Semester 1
12Pre: Enrolled in Program SC393

PLUS select 2 courses from:

CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
NUR241 Contexts of Practice: Health Alteration
  • Semester 1
12Pre: NUR141 or NUR116 or HLT132 and LFS103 or HLT100 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392, SC393
NUR312 Life Crisis
  • Online: Session 4
12Pre: NUR117 or NUR141 or HLT132 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392 or SC393
NUR322 The Child Client
  • Online: Session 4
12Pre: NUR117 or NUR103 or HLT132 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392, SC393 or SC335
Semester 2
CourseSemester of offer
(Sunshine Coast)
UnitsRequisites
HLT312 Midwifery Internship
  • Session 4, Semester 2
24Pre: HLT310 and HLT311 and enrolled in Program SC393. Session 4 offering only for RN pathway students in SC393.
NUR332 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Cultural Safety
  • Online: Semester 2
12Pre: NUR117 or NUR141 or HLT132 and enrolled in Program SC391, SC392 or SC393