Midwifery graduates are important providers of maternity services both within New Zealand and overseas and also work in areas such as education, research and professional consultation. Many midwives are self-employed.
Benefit from our distance-delivery options which allow you to study from Central Otago. The Central Otago Midwifery programme is staffed with lecturers who provide individual support, run tutorials and coordinate local midwifery placements for you. Theory is delivered through a variety of online and other electronic mechanisms, and you will attend block courses to undertake the essential face-to-face teaching components and to meet fellow students.
Select the programme below to apply or call 0800 762 786 to find out more about distance learning options for this Midwifery programme.
- Dunedin or other*
- 3 years full-time*
- Level 7
- Starts 29 January, 2018
- Apply now
Attain a unique and internationally-renowned qualification which leads to registration as a midwife in New Zealand. Receive a solid theoretical education and gain significant midwifery practice in a range of settings. Study in one of five satellites through blended learning with compulsory block courses in Dunedin or Kapiti.
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