Bachelor of Midwifery


Satellites in Dunedin, Southland, Central Otago (unavailable 2019), Wellington, Palmerston North and Whanganui

Three years full-time (45 weeks per year)

Blended delivery with weekly face-to-face tutorials at local satellites, midwifery practice experiences, online learning and block courses in Dunedin or Kapiti (Whitireia Kapiti campus).

From June 2019 for our 2020 intake



If you want to provide woman-centred health care to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and the early weeks of a baby's life – you've come to the right place!

Enrol in our ground-breaking and internationally-renowned Bachelor of Midwifery programme.

You will gain knowledge and skills and learn the professional practices to prepare you for health and maternity careers in New Zealand and the world.

When you study with us you get a world-class education in midwifery theory and practice. We give you all the learning support to be able to succeed.

  • You gain significant midwifery practice in a variety of settings, providing care and support at births, and antenatal and postnatal care to women and whānau.
  • Your degree leads to registration with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand
  • This programme aligns with European Union and UK midwifery education requirements, which can lead to registration with professional bodies overseas.

When you're a registered midwife you can work as a:

  • Lead Maternity Care – working with women and families in the community
  • Core Midwife – working at a hospital or birthing centre.