The School of Midwifery
Become a midwife and guide women and their families through pregnancy, childbirth and the weeks that follow.
Our programmes enable you to gain or extend your midwifery knowledge and skills, and develop professional practices for your health and maternity career.
Study where you are
Fit your studies around your family and lifestyle with our flexible learning options. We teach our 3-year Bachelor of Midwifery by blended delivery at six NZ-wide satellite locations, and all our postgraduate programmes and professional courses are taught online – so you can study where you live.
Want to study the Bachelor of Midwifery? Find out what to expect from this 3-year degree.
Already a midwife? Extend your skills and knowledge with our flexible, online programmes.
Recertification & registration competence
Online courses for overseas midwives who want registration in NZ & for NZ midwives to recertify.
Scholarships and funding
We offer a scholarship for Māori applicants
The Irihapeti Ramsden Memorial Midwifery Scholarship offers fees subsidies to the successful applicant for the Bachelor of Midwifery programme.
North Island Midwifery Scholarship
Get a $2000 Year One fees subsidy if you're studying the Bachelor of Midwifery in Whanganui, Palmerston North or Greater Wellington.
Apply for a grant or subsidy
NZ College of Midwives and Health Workforce New Zealand has some grants or subsidies available for undergraduate, postgraduate and rural midwives.
Our services, learning resources and research stories
Have you thought of sharing your pregnancy and childbirth experience with a student
Free online preceptorship and midwifery practice resources approved by the Midwifery Council.
Be inspired by how our staff members' expertise supports their teaching in hands-on learning environments.
Our professional partners