University of Technology Sydney

92370 International Perspectives


4 x 3hpw.

To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first four weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face to face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject enables students to identify their role in Australia and in the wider global community of midwifery, as they near the end of their course. It engages students to reflect upon and interpret the evidence that underpins midwifery practice and influences change in a global context. The subject includes an exploration and critique of the ideologies associated with Western constructs of childbirth and maternity care, and facilitates critical thinking and reflection on practice.

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Access conditions

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