Bachelor On Campus Online


Charles Darwin University

36 months
32320 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Midwifery program at Charles Darwin University is a professionally-accredited degree that qualifies you to register as a midwife. It is recognised as an approved program of study by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. 


At CDU, you can study a Bachelor of Midwifery online with intensive weeks (clinical teaching blocks) or on campus, full-time or part-time, as you learn from experts in the field.

As a graduate of the Midwifery program at Charles Darwin University, you will be ready to provide woman-centred, evidence-based care for women, babies and families throughout the childbearing journey in a variety ofsettings, with a particular focus on rural, remote and Indigenous. You will help to promote the health and wellbeing of women and their families by supporting the woman's childbearing choices andproviding expertise around pregnancy, birth, postnatal and the newborn period. You will also be prepared to collaborate with other health professionals to continue midwifery care in complexsituations.

CDU's Bachelor of Midwifery is aligned with the International Confederation of Midwives' definition of a midwife, and is suited to motivated, determined and organised students.

Professional recognition

Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to practice as a midwife in all Australian States or Territories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Midwifery Practice

  • Primary Health Care
  • Perspectives of Indigenous Health
  • Healthy Childbearing
  • Indigenous Health Perspective
  • Healthy Childbearing 
  •  Women's Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 075062K

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 80*.
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Diploma level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma with a GPA of 5.5 and above.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 195.
  • Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program. the Preparation for Tertiary Success courses or a recognised enabling course of at least 12 months duration, with a competitive GPA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32320 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32320 AUD per year during 36 months.

Commonwealth supported places for domestic students

Living costs for Darwin

1493 - 2530 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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