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).

2022 Bachelor of Midwifery - Graduate Entry

An online information session regarding the 2022 intake is scheduled for Wednesday 18 August 2021 between 5pm and 6pm.  Please register via Zoom

Some of the information that will be provided at the session is available at the links below:

If you have any questions regarding the session please email ocnm@health.tas.gov.au

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 (attendance at residential schools is mandatory)
  • is accredited with Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) against the 2014 standards i.e. theory 50% and Midwifery Practice 50%

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

For further information regarding the Bachelor of Midwifery please email leah.avery@usq.edu.au