Bachelor of Midwifery


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4 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To prepare candidates to privide autonomous midwifery care for women in a variety of settings.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

1.1. General Academic Admission a) Candidates must have gained University Entrance, including: i. a minimum of 18 credits at NCEA Level 3 in either Biology, or Chemistry or Physics; and ii. a minimum of 16 credits at NCEA Level 3 in an English language-rich subject (such as English, History, History of Art, Classical Studies, Geography, Economics, Religious Studies, or Media Studies); and iii. a further 16 credits at NCEA Level 3 in an additional approved subjects. b) Candidates aged under 20 years must meet the general academic admission criteria as detailed above. Provisional entry will not be considered for this programme. c) Candidates who have studied on a Midwifery Degree programme at another institution will need to meet the Bachelor of Midwifery programme entry requirements or equivalent. Candidates will only be accepted for year 1, year 2 or year 3 into the programme. They will also need evidence of a B grade average (i.e. above a B minus average) and a letter of recommendation from the Head of Midwifery of the previous programme, before they will be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Midwifery programme. d) Candidates who have completed an approved foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme in Health at Level 4, with 65% or higher in four subjects (one module must be science) will be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Midwifery programme.

Detailed requirements

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4 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,414 $29,656
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,451 $49,804
Total $19,865 $79,460

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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