Study nursing

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Your outstanding career in nursing starts with postgraduate study that's delivered by professionals and informed by world-class research.

Why study nursing at QUT?

  • Explore a contemporary curriculum that provides a career pathway from undergraduate through to nurse practitioner.
  • Learn from some of the most respected and influential nurse academics and researchers in Australia.
  • Be part of a School of Nursing that's globally recognised for outcome-focused research that addresses priority health issues.
  • Study postgraduate programs in your area of speciality that respond to priorities in nursing practice and changing healthcare needs.

Already have a bachelor degree and want to become a nurse? Fast-track your learning with our Bachelor of Nursing - Graduate Entry.

Contemporary courses for a career in nursing

Our suite of programs offer pathways for a career in nursing - from undergraduate nursing through to specialist nursing, advanced practice, and nurse practitioner.

Our focus is on evidence-based practice. Course content has been developed in consultation with industry partners and students, and is supported by research literature and the voice of consumers.

The Bachelor of Nursing prepares graduates to deliver safe and competent practice across diverse populations, respond to the challenges of health care with agility and resilience, and to engage consumers as informed partners in their health care.

Real research outcomes

Our nursing research is focused on creating new knowledge that contributes to improved practice and patient care. Our researchers are drivers of change and have been recognised by industry bodies for their innovation. Our areas of research include:

  • palliative care
  • healthy ageing and dementia
  • chronic conditions management
  • cancer care
  • intensive care/critical care
  • stroke and neuroscience nursing
  • vascular access

The majority of our research is conducted through the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation. Our researchers work in multidisciplinary teams across multiple sites, including hospitals where patients are treated.

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