Bachelor of Midwifery

Waikato Institute of Technology

Subject area

Midwifery

Duration

3

3 Years

Total student fees

$25,792

over 3 Years - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Midwifery is a 3 year degree. Graduates will be able to practise within the Midwifery Scope of Practice and meet the Competencies for Entry to the Register of Midwives as set by the Midwifery Council of New Zealand. Additionally this qualification aligns with the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (UK). Graduates will have gained the skills, knowledge and capability to comprehend, critique and use midwifery knowledge in practice; recognise their role as an autonomous practitioner with responsibility and accountability for the midwifery care provided in all settings; access, evaluate and use information from a variety of sources to make clinical decisions; identify complications in mother or baby and work in collaboration with other health professionals to ensure appropriate care; demonstrate culturally safe practices; skills in communications and advocacy to work collaboratively with the client and other health professionals; preparation of women and their families for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and parenthood; demonstrate an appreciation of the impact of contemporary social, cultural, political, economic, environmental and technological trends on midwifery practice. Graduates may take on the role of self-employed Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs), midwife, or as a core midwife in a hospital. The Bachelor of Midwifery qualification allows graduates to work autonomously within New Zealand as a midwife in hospitals and community practices, or as an independent midwifery practitioner.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: University Entrance via NCEA level 3 or equivalent qualification, or registration and Cert of Good Standing. Selection criteria applicable. English Lang. Reqs: IELTS 7.0 with 6.5 in writing and reading and 7.0 in speaking and listening, or equivalent.

Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

3 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $8,597 $25,792
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $15,075 $45,224
Total $23,672 $71,016

StudyLink website – information about student loans

A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

Successful course completions 93%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $56,330
Earnings range $47,712 - $63,120
In employment 67%
In further study 29%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand - Audrey Reid Grant

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

http://www.ruralwomen.org.nz/services/bursaries.html

Value:

Up to $600.00

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Pacific Health Scholarships

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$10,000 for Medical and Dentistry students $5,000 for all remaining qualifications (refer to list of eligible q

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz


Locations

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Hamilton

Main Store Gate 4
Tristram Street
Hamilton

Piopio

Piopio College
18 Aria Road
Piopio

Matamata

Matamata College
Firth Street
Matamata

Hamilton East

Sacred Heart Girl's College
Clyde Street
Hamilton

Hamilton

Hillcrest High School
Masters Avenue
Hamilton

Taupo

Tauhara College
Invergarry Road
Taupo

Mangakino

Mangakino High School
Karamu Street
Mangakino

Raglan

Raglan Area School
32 Norrie Ave
Raglan

Te Kuiti

Tiroa House
Taupiri Street
Te Kuiti

Hamilton

Fraser High School
72 Ellicot Road
Hamilton

Thames

Thames High School
Sealy Street
Thames

Te Kuiti

Waitomo Learning Centre
Te Kuiti

Paeroa

Paeroa College
Te Aroha Road
Paeroa

Hastings

St John's College
Jervois Street
Hastings

Newmarket

Level 1
309 Broadway
Newmarket

Taumaranui

Taumarunui High School
Golf Road
Taumarunnui

Thames

First Floor, Nurses Home
Mary Street
Thames

Chengdu

TBC

Nelson

322 Hardy Street
Nelson

Whangarei

Raumanga Valley Road
Whangarei

New Plymouth

20 Bell Street*
New Plymouth

Hamilton

Modern Transport Engineers
70 Foreman Road
Avalon
Hamilton

Rotokauri

Rotokauri Campus
51 Akoranga Road
Avalon
Hamilton

Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Garden Campus
Gate 2, Cobham Drive
Hamilton East
Hamilton

Paerata

Wesley College, 801 State Highway 22
Paerata
Auckland

Jinhua

1188 Wuzhou Street
Jinhua
Zhejiang Province

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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