How to become a Midwife in Tasmania

The Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife supports midwifery education in Tasmania in partnership with the University of Southern Queensland (USQ).

2020 Bachelor of Midwifery - Graduate Entry

A round of information sessions were held around the state in July 2019.

Information provided at those sessions is available at the links below:

USQ provides the Bachelor of Midwifery (graduate entry) to Registered Nurses. The Bachelor of Midwifery is a two year course that:

  • delivers a flexible external supported program
  • is completed full time over 4 semesters via an external on-line study modes
  • partners with Tasmanian maternity services to support local clinical placements
  • holds 3 day residential schools at the beginning of semesters 1, 2 and 3
  • is accredited with Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) against the 2014 standards i.e. theory 50% and Midwifery Practice 50%
  • attendance at residential schools is mandatory and USQ - these will be held in Hobart

You may access USQ course information and associated resources via USQ website

Hear from one of our 2017 students Adele Close

For further information regarding the Bachelor of Midwifery email the Midwifery coordinator elizabeth.rigg@usq.edu.au