Bachelor of Midwifery (BMid)

Program code : (BMid)


The SMSON Bachelor of Midwifery Curriculum is framed within the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Definition of a Midwife and the International Code of Ethics for Midwives.The overall aim of the Midwifery Programme is to:

  • Prepare competent graduates for registration as midwives with the Nursing Council of Papua New Guinea
  • Create competent midwives who are able to contribute to the reduction of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity in Papua New Guinea through the provision of safe, timely, evidence-based care.

The mission statement of the St. Mary’s School of Nursing is to:

  • Show that caring, commitment and healing in all aspects is an expression of the love of God as manifested in Jesus Christ
  • Prepare and train highly competent men and women to become qualified midwives who can serve women, children, families and communities in a spirit of Christian generosity and concern with commitment and dedication
  • Integrate Christian teaching with professional education of nurses and midwives

Units Offered


Madang Campus

Divine Word University,

Allotment Portion 7,

Section Milinch Kranket,

Nabasa Road,

P.O Box 483,
Madang 511, Madang,
Papua New Guinea

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 424 1800
       (+675) 422 2937
       (+675) 7111 0002

Port Moresby Campus

DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741


Wewak Campus

St. Benedict’s campus,
PO Box 542
Kaindi, Wewak, ESP 531

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 456 2327
       (+675) 456 3243

Fax: (+675) 456 2331


Rabaul Campus

c/- OLSH Kabaleo
P.O. Box 138
Kokopo, ENB 613

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 982 8213
Fax: (+675) 982 8339


Tabubil Campus

c/- DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131


Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741

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