Bachelor of Midwifery

Location

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

Duration
Three years full-time (45 weeks per year)
Delivery

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).

Credits
480
Level
7
Start
January
Apply
Now

 

Enrol in our groundbreaking Bachelor of Midwifery!

Real-world practice is at the core of this three-year-programme. From the start, you'll apply theory to practice. You'll work with a midwife in the community to provide antenatal and postnatal care to women and whānau, and you'll graduate with essential knowledge and skills for your health and maternity career.

This programme leads to registration with the Midwifery Council of New Zealand.

As a registered midwife you can be a:

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

 

Essential information about the Bachelor of Midwifery


What is blended delivery?
A mix of online learning, practical experience and traditional classroom teaching at satellite locations throughout New Zealand.

Workload, time demands and extra costs

Midwifery is a very rewarding, but very demanding study programme. There is a lot to consider before you decide to apply. See what workload, time and extra costs you can expect when you study midwifery.

Application process

Before you apply, ensure you understand the application process and all the requirements you need to meet. THIS GUIDE IS FOR DOMESTIC STUDENT APPLICATIONS ONLY. For international students, please contact: international@op.ac.nz