Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry

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Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry

Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry Requirements

Midwifery at Unisa is a qualification in health science and health profession that falls under the Bachelor of Arts in Nursing Science which deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, additionally it deals with the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife.

Students applying for midwifery must have an APS score of 20 with a total credit of 360. Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted. Unisa reserves the right to not process and/or cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification. Admission to the alternative qualification is not automatic. It will depend on whether you comply with admission requirements and if space is available.


Unisa Bachelor of Arts in Nursing Science- Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry

Qualification stream: Health Services Management, Education and Community Health
Qualification code: 0216X – HSM
NQF level: 6
Total credits: 360
SAQA ID: 5365
APS/AS: 20



Students must, with every registration for the BA (CUR), submit their Annual Practising Certificate (issued by the South African Nursing Council (SANC) or Nursing Authority in the relevant country), indicating registration as a general nurse and a midwife. Students who are not registered as a midwife may only register for BA (CUR)-HHS. Neither an enrolled nurse nor an auxiliary nurse may register for this qualification. ENN103F has been replaced by ENG1503, students who have already passed ENN103F may not register for ENG1503.

Purpose statement:

The purpose of this qualification is to help students to acquire skills, knowledge and experience to solve problems in a professional communication context by working in a team and individually, managing administration, including financial administration, providing organisational support in a communications environment, and exercise ethical conduct, values and professionalism when dealing with clients. Qualifying students can therefore contribute to effective organisational communication and the quality of communication in the public and private spheres.


Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry Requirements

How To Choose Module In midwifery Qualification

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of NQF-level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate:

  • Co-requisite: Module A is a co-requisite for Module B. You want to register for Module B, but have not yet passed Module A. You must then register for both Modules A and B simultaneously. You may NOT cancel your registration for Module A unless Module B is also cancelled.
  • Pre-requisite: If Module A is a pre-requisite for Module B, you must pass Module A before you may register for Module B.


You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits/modules per academic year and/or semester: 60 credits per semester or 120 credits per academic year.


The maximum number of credits does not include supplementary and/or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.


You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry Requirements


Read: Unisa Courses In Nursing 2023


How  to Register For A Midwifery Qualification At Unisa For 2023

Follow the process below to register for the Midwifery qualification at Unisa:

  • Visit the Unisa web registration page, click here to open the page.


  • Choose the qualification level and then click “Go“.


  • Enter your student number in the block provided and the other details as required. (If you don’t have a student number you won’t be able to continue. You’ll need to apply online for admission.)


  • Check your personal details on the screen. Change any contact details that are missing or incorrect. It is very important to provide your correct address and cellphone numbers. Incorrect information may delay the delivery of your study material and prevent you from receiving important information from the university.


  • Click on the modules from the drop-down list for which you want to register.

Ensure that you meet all the qualification requirements for your selected modules. You must

  • meet all the pre-requisites and co-requisites for the selected module
  • enter the correct module code
  • select the correct semester (1 = first semester; 2 = second semester)

* The language of tuition for each module is indicated in the module information.


 Note: Do not exceed the prescribed number of modules per semester or year, as this may result in a delay in your registration being processed. Unisa retains the right to remove modules based on the number of credits allowed per semester and in accordance with the fees paid. Please take note of the maximum period of time you have to complete your qualification.

Unisa Midwifery Registered Nurse Entry

Also Read: What Are The Requirements For Nursing At UNISA?


Calculate your fees

  • Use the free quotation link on the Unisa website (http://www.unisa.ac.za/feequote) to obtain a quote for the cost of your modules.
  • Note the minimum fee that must be paid before Unisa will process your registration. If these fees are more than you can afford, remove modules until you can afford the fees.
  • You can make payment online, using the web credit card payment method.
  • If you don’t have a credit card, you can use one of the Unisa payment methods listed on this page . Retain your proof of payment in case of enquiries.


  • Submit your registration.


Contact Details. 

All application, registration and study-related information are available on the Unisa corporate website in both web and mobile formats:

  • Unisa website (http://www.unisa.ac.za)
  • myUnisa (https://my.unisa.ac.za/)
  • Fax enquiries to 012 429 4150

Once you’ve received confirmation of your registration, you need to register on myUnisa, the university’s online student portal where you can download your study material, including your tutorial letters. Visit the official website of Unisa for More Details

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