Bachelor of Midwifery
Waikato Institute of Technology
Total student fees
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
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.
|Student fees (what you pay)||$8,597||$25,792|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||$15,075||$45,224|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
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:
|Earnings range||$47,712 - $63,120|
|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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Main Campus Office
Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.
Main Store Gate 4
18 Aria Road
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Hillcrest High School
Mangakino High School
Raglan Area School
32 Norrie Ave
Fraser High School
72 Ellicot Road
Thames High School
Waitomo Learning Centre
Te Aroha Road
St John's College
Taumarunui High School
First Floor, Nurses Home
322 Hardy Street
Raumanga Valley Road
20 Bell Street*
Modern Transport Engineers
70 Foreman Road
51 Akoranga Road
Hamilton Garden Campus
Gate 2, Cobham Drive
Wesley College, 801 State Highway 22
1188 Wuzhou Street
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.