Otago Polytechnic

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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

We teach the Bachelor of Midwifery by blended delivery at six NZ-wide satellite locations. All our postgraduate programmes and professional courses are taught online – so you can study where you live. 

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