Bachelor of Midwifery

The heart of healthcare

Western’s Midwifery course opens a world of unlimited potential for people with a passion for midwifery. As well as studying the theory behind midwifery practice, you will learn using a woman-centred continuity of care model, through clinical placements and on-campus simulated clinical practice settings.

You will also discover how to apply critical, reflective and intellectual skills to the delivery of evidence-based midwifery care and emerge with both local and international knowledge that will benefit pregnant and birthing women in Australia and around the world. Be part of the future. Study Midwifery at Western.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Midwifery has accreditation and approval from the Nurses and Midwives Board Australia. It prepares graduates with eligibility to apply for registration throughout Australia as a beginning professional registered midwife.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.

For further information on University fees, please visit Fees and University Costs.

Delivery: On campus

This course is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.



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"The teaching staff and other available resources will help you achieve your best results and prepare you for employment."

— Nicholas Knithakis. Bachelor of Nursing.

Clinical practice units

Western’s CPUs are designed to simulate a contemporary hospital ward setting. They all contain teaching and practice rooms, a simulation room and a control room to develop clinical practice skills.

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.