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Midwifery, B.H.Sc

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
As a primary caregiver, provide clients with the knowledge, comfort and care required through their pregnancy, birth and beyond, with this Midwifery program at Laurentian University.


Gain the knowledge and skills needed to guide pregnant clients when making decisions about their care, with this Midwifery program at Laurentian University.

Small class sizes, diverse range of student experiences, and a strong sense of student community contribute to student success.

Get hands-on experience through placements with a midwife and other health professionals, organizations and institutions. Stay connected with internet classrooms in small tutorial groups while in placements to continue your theoretical learning.

Solidify knowledge and skills through a practical learning environment and during the on-site two, one-week intensive training sessions the third year of study. Opportunity to hear from guest-speakers and certification reunite face to face . Third year begins and ends on campus where students build on clinical skills and knowledge.

Graduates are eligible for registration as a midwife with the College of Midwives of Ontario, in addition to other colleges across Canada, upon successful completion of the Canadian Midwifery Registration exam.

After graduation, gain experience and a salary during your “new registrant’s year” with a full caseload of clients and the support and guidance of professionals.


Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to: 

  • Midwife

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • With Woman
  • Becoming A Midwife
  • Life Sciences
  • Midwifery Placement: Normal Childbearing
  • Skills for Midwifery Practice
  • Critical Appraisal of Research Literature
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Pharmacology/Therapeutics
  • Midwifery Placement: Complications and Consultations

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Midwifery is a limited enrolment program. Selection is based upon overall admission requirements, and not solely on grade averages. In addition to meeting the courses requirement below, applicants must submit:

  • Supplementary Application Form. To apply to the program, you must go through OUAC and later submit your supplementary application on the Laurentian Application Portal.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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


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