Study at VU

Midwifery courses

Get started on your way to a rewarding career as a midwife. We offer study at undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Our graduates find employment opportunities including:

  • midwife/nurse.


Our midwifery courses are provided by our College of Health and Biomedicine.

Short courses 1 course

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 1 course

Duration: 4 years
Prepare for a career supporting life and bringing new life into the world. Our double degree in midwifery and nursing gives you the knowledge and skills for two distinct, in-demand professions.

Postgraduate research 2 courses

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
Duration: 4 years
The Doctoral degree in Nursing and Midwifery is an advanced research program offered across VU’s research focus areas and the major disciplines of our academic Colleges.
Duration: 4 years

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) in Nursing and Midwifery provides an alternative pathway to a PhD for applicants who have not had previous research training and/or experience.

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