STUDY IN AUSTRALIA

BACHELOR OF MIDWIFERY / BACHELOR OF NURSING (4 YEARS)

 

 

 

Choose Rewarding Careers in Midwifery / Nursing as:

  • Registered midwife

  • Registered nurse

  • Nursing manager

  • Nursing educator

  • Clinical nurse specialist

CRICOS Provider Number 00124K    |    RTO Code 3113

Victoria University

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Midwifery / Bachelor of Nursing

  • CRICOS Course Code: 105376F

  • Duration: 4 Years (8 Semesters)

  • Location: St. Albans Campus, Victoria

  • Intake: February 2022

  • Course Fees:

    • 2021 Tuition Fees: AUD 16,100 / semester

    • Fees may be subject to changes in 2022.

  • Course Admission Requirements:
    • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English (or equivalent). AND 

    • Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of any Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics.  

    • Successful completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent) in Nursing, Health Sciences or similar

  • Course English Requirements:
    • Meet the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) English language skills registration standard

    • At least 5 years (full time equivalent) continuous education taught and assessed in English, in any of the recognised countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, United States of America, Canada, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom); OR

    • A minimum Academic IELTS overall score of 7.0 (with no band less than 7.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking); OR

    • OET with a minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking); OR

    • PTE Academic with a minimum overall score of 65 and a minimum score of 65 in each of the four communicative skills (listening, reading, writing and speaking); OR

    • TOEFL iBT with a minimum total score of 94 and the following minimum score in each section of the test: 24 for listening, 24 for reading, 27 for writing, and 23 for speaking.

  • Additional Requirements:
    • Police check: Students must complete a National Police Records or Fit-2-Work check on admission to the course and on an annual basis

    • Working with Children Check: Students must complete a Working with Children Check on admission to the course

You will gain a range of Midwifery andNursing Skills including:

  • Acquire practical skills for two distinct, in-demand professions such as Midwifery and Nursing and the healthcare knowledge common to both.

  • Practise your new skills in a safe environment on campus, using technology that simulates patient care.

  • Undertake many weeks’ supported clinical practice, working with real patients.

  • Be work-ready – with genuine experience caring for women through pregnancy, childbirth, and post-birth.

  • Understand your patients’ health needs, as well as their social need to feel safe in your care based on up-to-date and evidence-informed health care and awareness and understanding of cultural safety and sensitivity.

  • Understand your patients’ health needs based on woman-centred and person-centred quality care and development of professional relationships and workplace integration.

Units of This Course May Include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology 1

  • Professional Nurse or Midwife

  • Foundations of Midwifery

  • Foundations in Nursing 1

  • Primary Health Care Across the Lifespan

  • Anatomy and Physiology 2

  • Fundamentals of Midwifery and Nursing

  • Midwifery and Nursing Professional Practice Experience

  • Pathophysiology and Medications for Midwives

  • Contemporary Nursing A

  • Contemporary Nursing B

  • Professional Experience Placement 2 Nursing

  • Indigenous Health and Wellbeing

  • Midwifery Care 1: Developing Midwifery Practice

  • Midwifery Practice Experience 1

  • Research and Evidence Based Practice

  • Midwifery Care 2: Women with Complex Childbearing Needs

  • Midwifery Practice Experience 2

  • Contemporary Nursing and Mental Health A

  • Professional Experience Placement 3 Nursing Mental Health

  • Interprofessional Practice

  • Midwifery Care 3: Challenges in Contemporary Maternity Care

  • Supporting Newborn and Maternal Wellbeing

  • Women's Health

  • Transition to Professional Midwifery Practice

  • Midwifery Practice Experience 3

  • Nursing in Specialty Areas

  • Nursing and Complex Care

  • Nursing Practice Experience - Consolidation

  • Midwifery Practice Experience 4 - Consolidation

  • Professional Experience Placement 4 Nursing

BECOME A REGISTERED NURSE & MIDWIFE:

  • You will graduate and eligible to register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to practise as a nurse/midwife in the Australian healthcare system.

  • You’ll also meet the standards of midwifery and nursing practice to register with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

ACCREDITATION

  • The Bachelor of Midwifery / Bachelor of Nursing is accredited by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).