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Bachelor of Midwifery (Honours)

BMidw(Hons)

80 cp

Minimum duration: 1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane Queensland
Melbourne Victoria

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible to apply for admission to the honours degree course, a student must have completed a Bachelor of Midwifery pass degree and attained grades of Distinction or above in at least half of the graded units (a) at second and third year levels of the undergraduate course; or (b) in a postgraduate course.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Honours Degree

To qualify for the honours degree a student must, in addition to satisfying the requirements of the pass degree, complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Honours Units.

3. Progression within the Course

In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Schedule of Honours Units

Coursework Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
HLSC401 10 Research Methods in Health Sciences
HLSC402 10 Preparing for Research in Health Sciences
HLSC403 10 Data Management in Health Sciences


Thesis Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MIDW400 10 Honours Thesis (Part A)

and (a)
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MIDW401 40 Honours Thesis (Part B)

or (b)
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MIDW402 20 Honours Thesis P/T (Part C)
MIDW405 20 Honours Thesis P/T (Part D)


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.