Bachelor of Nursing – Midwifery

Admission Requirements

  1. Normal entry criterion for this degree is University entrance
    1. Entrance to the Degree for those who are not registered Nurse must also demonstrate fitness as a registered Nurse.
    2. Fluency in English language, writing, reading, speaking and comprehension.
  2. Registered nurses may enter directly into the 4th year if they meet the following criteria:
    1. A practicing registered nurse(RN) with a minimum of 2 years post registration practice plus one of the following;
    2. Hold a level 6 diploma of Nursing in SICHE or equivalent or
    3. Holds a certificate of nursing plus has completed an in-service diploma, a bridging programme or equivalent course or
    4. Has completed another 3 year nursing programme plus has completed an in-service diploma, a bridging programme or equivalent course.
  3. Registered Nurse from outside Solomon Islands enrolment must provide evidence of the appropriate nursing registration and practicing certificate for the country from which they come from and academic evidence as 2. (1– 4).

Program Structure

Tile: Bachelor of Nursing – Midwifery
Duration: 1.5 years
Core Units: 10 Units
Total Credit Points: 180
Campus: Kukum

Unit CodeUnit TitlePrerequisitesSemester offeredCredit Points
BMW711Science in Reproductive Health120
BMW761Midwifery & the Childbirth Continuum120
BMW762Registered Midwifery Practice120
BNM781Research & Evidence Based Practice120
BMW741Midwifery Practice 1115
BMW742Midwifery Practice 2BMW741215
BNM731Leadership and Management220
BMW763Care of the NewbornBMW711220
BMW743Midwifery Practice 3BMW742315
VMW744Midwifery Practice 4BMW741 & BMW742315