Otago Polytechnic

Undergraduate midwifery—qualify in just three years


Our Bachelor of Midwifery gives you real-world practice from your first month, working with midwives and women in your community.

After three years, you'll graduate with the knowledge, skills and professional practice to register as a qualified midwife ready to embark on your health and maternity career.

Studying the Bachelor of Midwifery takes passion, determination and commitment, but we'll give you all the support you need to succeed. And with the flexibility of blended delivery it's possible to do most of your study from your home-base so it fits around your family and lifestyle.

 

Workload, time demands and extra costs

Midwifery is rewarding, but demanding to study. Find out what it will be like.

 

What is blended delivery?

Find out how we'll teach you and where you can study the Bachelor of Midwifery.

 

PROGRAMMES

Bachelor of Midwifery

  • Dunedin or other*
  • Three years full-time (45 weeks per year)*
  • Level 7
  • Starts January
  • Apply now

Attain a unique and internationally-renowned qualification which leads to registration as a midwife in New Zealand. Receive a solid theoretical education and gain significant midwifery practice in a range of settings. Study in one of five satellites through blended learning with compulsory block courses in Dunedin or Kapiti.

 

Health bridging certificate

Don't meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Midwifery?
This programme helps you bridge the gap! Gain confidence, study skills and knowledge with guidance and advice from experienced teachers. Benefit from our flexible delivery format and fit study around your other commitments.