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We're one of the largest and most established schools of nursing in Australia, with more than 35 years of experience and industry consultation.

Why study nursing at QUT?

  • Explore a contemporary curriculum that provides a career pathway from undergraduate through to nurse practitioner.
  • Complete placements across professional areas including acute care, mental health, and community care.
  • 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.

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.

Get hands-on experience

Get valuable experience working with real patients during professional placements. Students in the Bachelor of Nursing complete 840 hours of clinical placement at healthcare facilities across Queensland. There may also be opportunities to travel overseas to explore global perspectives on health.

We offer an undergraduate nursing program at our Kelvin Grove campus. Build your confidence and skills by accessing purpose-built facilities on campus that connect with your placement experiences and replicate the hospital environment, technology and equipment, and scenarios.

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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School of Nursing

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