Approved Programs of Study

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Midwifery Courses in Australia

The ACM Midwifery Education Advisory Committee has been working with our contacts at all Australian Universities known to deliver Undergraduate (and Graduate entry e.g. RN's) courses leading to initial Registration as a Midwife, as well as Postgraduate study opportunities for midwives looking to progress their learning and career opportunities. The result is two printable resources that summarise the study opportunities available around Australia. The data is checked at least annually via a survey with the Universities and is then collated and summarised to create a table that can be used to identify study opportunities for individuals.

Access the printable lists of midwifery courses available in Australia (PDF format) from the links below:

The following files have been created to assist prospective students wishing to identify and compare Undergraduate or Postgraduate Midwifery Courses around Australia. ACM works with the relevant universities at least annually to update the details.

Confirmation of courses available can be located on the AHPRA Approved programs of Study (Midwife) website.

Do you have more questions? Consult our FAQ!

Some of the things you may wish to ask about when considering applying for a course:

Is the course all face-to-face or does it have online components?
Is the course offered to distance students?
What support does the university give midwifery students who want to be part time?
What support does the university give midwifery students if they find some aspects of the course difficult?
What support does the university give midwifery students who are Abotiginal or Torres Strait Islander?
Are there any scholarships offered by the university?
What happens if a midwifery student becomes sick or needs to take time off from the course for any reason?
What recognition for prior learning does the university offer, especially for midwifery students who are already nurses?
How many midwifery students are in the class?
What one-on-one support and guidance do midwifery students get, especially in the clinical setting?
How far does a midwifery student have to travel for clinical placements?

What books and equipment do midwifery students have to pay for?

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