About Nursing and Midwifery

JCU Nursing and Midwifery is a leader in regional, rural and tropical healthcare sciences. A vibrant learning culture fosters highly skilled and knowledgeable graduates. With an emphasis on authentic learning, compassionate care, support to succeed and cultivation of curiosity, JCU Nursing and Midwifery students develop the confidence and experience to be valuable healthcare professionals.
Additional information

Prepare yourself for an exciting career as a health professional with a Bachelor of Nursing Science - Bachelor of Midwifery (similar to a Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery) at JCU.

Your World-Class Education Starts Here

Pursue midwife training at James Cook University and access extensive support services with personalised attention, state-of-the-art laboratories, simulated hospital wards and all the benefits of a vibrant research culture. Build your network of professional connections at midwifery school through professional placements and tutelage under some of the leading academics in the field.

Prepare yourself to make a true impact in the world studying in small classes under lecturers committed to student success. Take what you learn from your midwifery course at university and apply it in real-world contexts through professional placements. Enter the workforce with the training, skills and practical experience employers are looking for.

Gain Specialised Knowledge

JCU’s midwifery courses in Queensland offer unique connections. Work closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to understand the health challenges faced by some of Australia's historically marginalised people.

Learn about the challenges the practice of medicine faces in tropical and rural locations and become part of the solution to overcome them. Spend time learning how to create an inclusive practice as you study midwifery and create environments where all patients are welcomed and empowered.

Go Beyond the Basics

Your midwifery degree should prepare you for all the key challenges in pregnancy, labour and birth and newborn care; but a world-class education should go further. Be ready today for tomorrow as you learn about mental health issues, therapeutic approaches and how to intervene early for the best outcomes.

Be an effective communicator through your Bachelor of Nursing Science - Bachelor of Midwifery in Queensland (similar to a Bachelor of Midwifery in Queensland). Master interpersonal communication with both individuals and groups and maximise your potential to be a force for positive change in your community.

Benefit From an Accredited Degree

A degree and a job are important, and an accredited Bachelor of Nursing Science - Bachelor of Midwifery (like a Bachelor of Midwifery) is the first step. Be ready today for tomorrow through a course of study accredited by the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council. Register with the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Board during your studies and graduate eligible for professional registration through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Follow a number of possible career paths with your midwifery degree in Queensland. Work in hospitals or private clinics, and be equally qualified to work in the busiest urban settings, the most remote, rural clinics, or even overseas. Equip yourself for opening your own private practice or to pursue further education in nursing science to work in emergency care, neurology, radiology or research.

Challenge Yourself as a Professional

Do more than simply prepare for a job: prepare yourself for a true career and a lifetime of professional learning and advancement. Become skilled at assessing and evaluating nursing care and then implementing woman-centred care in your practice. JCU’s midwifery course university degree will teach you how to communicate with compassion and professionalism to patients, their families, other professionals and community leaders.

Become a force for good in the community through a strong understanding of ethics for nurses and midwives and the way legislation affects the practice of medicine among Australians of every language and ethnic background. Make a difference as you provide education that allows others to take control of their health and improve outcomes for themselves and their families.

Stand Up and Take Your Place

The need for qualified, compassionate medical care has never been greater. If you are looking to pursue a Bachelor of Midwifery in Queensland, consider heading north to James Cook University. Your JCU midwifery degree will help you to be ready for the jobs of the future through world-class training. Contact JCU today to learn more about how to prepare yourself for a rewarding career.

Hide additional information

Graduate career-ready

Community focus

Set for success

Work anywhere

Real stories

JCU: Ready today for tomorrow