Study nursing

We're one of the largest and most established schools of nursing in Australia, with more people choosing to study nursing with QUT than any other university in Queensland.

Why study nursing at QUT?

  • Learn from some of the most respected and influential policy-shapers in Australian nursing today.
  • Access leading facilities that simulate real workplace environments at both our Kelvin Grove and Caboolture campuses.
  • Be part of a School of Nursing that's globally recognised for excellent outcome-focused research that addresses contemporary health issues.
  • Study focused postgraduate programs that respond to priorities in nursing practice and are delivered by professionals who are leaders in clinical facilities.

Get hands-on experience

Get valuable experience working with real patients during placements in Australia and overseas. Build your confidence and skills in our high-quality specialist facilities on campus, and participate in unique community events that are educational and proactive in solving community health issues.

Leading facilities

We offer nursing programs at our Kelvin Grove and Caboolture campuses.

Kelvin Grove campus offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs. You'll have access to:

  • the Clinical Simulation Centre, which uses real simulation equipment and technologies to immerse students in an environment that mirrors real facilities and experiences
  • QUT Health Clinics - Would Healing Service, which provides comprehensive treatment, support and education to promote healthy living and wound improvement
  • the Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), an internationally competitive research institute with a focus on disease prevention, mind and body health, and recovery. Our nursing researchers and research students collaborate with other health and biomedical professionals to deliver outcomes that translate from the laboratory to the clinic.

Caboolture campus offers a purpose-built nursing facility for undergraduate students that includes:

  • two hospital wards
  • a laboratory for developing clinical skills
  • specialised monitoring facilities.

Flexible learning

Many of our courses offer full-time, part-time, on-campus and external delivery modes to help you make the most of your study in a way that suits your lifestyle.

Professional education

We offer customised short courses for health organisations and staff. We tailor these courses to meet your needs, including flexible delivery options.

Learn from the best

Our staff have won numerous Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards, and our academic staff participate in committees for:

  • the World Health Organisation
  • the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care.

Many staff hold joint appointments with leading Brisbane hospitals, and contribute to improving nursing practice and patient outcomes through senior leadership positions in these facilities.

Work for your community

Our nursing programs work to improve the health and quality of life in the community through our research centres and health programs, including:

  • Dementia Collaborative Centre - Carers and Consumers (DCRD-CC)
  • Queensland Dementia Training Study Centre (QLD DTSC)
  • Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education (CPCRE)
  • Palliative Care for Undergraduates (PCC4U)
  • Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre
  • Centre for Research Excellence for End-of-Life Care
  • Program of Professional Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA)
  • Women's Wellness Program Study
  • Would Healing Community Outreach Service
  • Leg Clubs.

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Contacts

School of Nursing

  • Level 6, B Wing, O Block
    Victoria Park Road
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059