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Professional development and short courses
- We offer a range of professional development courses.
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Start study from home in Trimester 2, 2020
For Trimester 2, 2020, you will be able to start your study from home. If restrictions are lifted we will continue to offer our students the flexibility to study online or a combination of online and on campus for the rest of the Trimester.
Committed to developing the next generation of the nursing workforce
The science of professional caring, nursing is a rewarding job and one of the world's most respected professions.
Nursing offers unique opportunities to promote and restore health to others, prevent illness and alleviate suffering.
When you study nursing at Griffith, you combine extensive experience with the key skills required to deliver excellent nursing care. You'll develop those skills through clinical placements that start very early in your degree and range across a variety of health services sectors, with fantastic opportunities to undertake rural, remote and overseas placements in areas of nursing practice that are of interest to you.
Study with Australia's No.1 ranked university for Nursing and Midwifery*
Develop your skills through real world experience
The Griffith nursing degree is a contemporary, comprehensive program taught by dedicated professionals at Australia's No. 1 ranked university for Nursing and Midwifery, which is also ranked 4th in the world. Studying here, you’ll learn in and out of the classroom, gaining hands-on experience through placements in community health organisations and hospitals.
Our students have undertaken their placements across a range of healthcare faculties in Brisbane and South-East Queensland, as well as many rural and remote areas such as Alice Springs, Charleville and Thursday Island, and with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Benefit from our industry connections
Our experienced, highly-awarded teaching staff have industry contacts who know what employers are looking for in new graduates. We regularly review our degrees with the nursing profession to ensure the degree you complete is innovative, challenging and relevant. As a Bachelor of Nursing graduate, you may also be eligible for registration as a Registered Nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Nursing at Griffith is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience, Student Support, and Median Graduate Salary by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
Gain deeper insight from our cutting edge research
As one of the country’s leading research universities, we’re focused on creating a healthy future for Australia and the world. Our ground breaking research in nursing practice informs our degrees, giving our students new insights into the promotion of healthy living and treatment of chronic conditions.*Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019
Nursing student Oliver Dupen always knew he wanted to help people
Now he’s turning his passion into a career in healthcare and making a remarkable difference.
Professional development for midwives and nurses
Our one or two day short course Midwifery workshops can provide CPD points to keep your qualification current. They are also an excellent way to sample our full postgraduate programs. Trimester duration courses that provide 10 credit points towards a postgraduate degree include:
- Prescribing for Midwives
- Advanced Breastfeeding and Lactation
- Promoting Sexual Health and Wellness
- Perinatal Mental Health
- Emerging Issues in Disaster and Pandemic Planning, Response and Management
- Applied Learning and Teaching for Health Professionals
- Vascular Access Devices and Intravenous Therapy: Transforming Evidence
Find out more about these short courses.
|Bachelor of Nursing||Offshore
|Bachelor of Nursing||Nathan
|Bachelor of Nursing||Logan
|Bachelor of Nursing||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)||Gold Coast
|Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing||Online
|Graduate Certificate in Clinical Leadership||Gold Coast
|Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing||Online
|Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing||Online
|Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control||Online
|Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing||Online
|Graduate Certificate in Professional Nursing||Online
|Master of Advanced Nursing Practice||Online
|Master of Infection Prevention and Control||Online
Expand your qualifications and your career options with our range of double degrees. As a double degree graduate, you’ll have a special skill set that will help you stand out with future employers.
|Bachelor of Nursing/Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing||Nathan
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
Recognised around the world
The qualifications you earn as a Griffith nursing graduate will be recognised and highly sought after by healthcare providers in Australia and overseas.
Our graduates are employed in a range of occupations and industries. Nurses undertake important roles in hospitals, medical centres, aged care facilities and community healthcare clinics in urban, rural and remote settings.
You'll also be prepared for work in schools, the travel industry, with drug and alcohol service providers, and in sporting clubs or research organisations.
You may also be eligible to apply to our postgraduate nursing degrees, which focus on critical care, acute care and emergency nursing.
13 Jul 2020
Griffith alumni named Gold Coast Women of the Year
07 Jul 2020
Griffith health expert leads QLD COVID-19 event plan
Monday 13 July — Saturday 17 October
Trimester 2: Teaching and exams
Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.
Saturday 18 July — Sunday 19 July
Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO) - CANCELLED
TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.
Tuesday 21 July
Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo - CANCELLED
Visit the Griffith University stand at the Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo to talk to our expert advisers about your study goals, life at Griffith, online study options and more.
Monday 3 August
Townsville Careers Expo
Visit the Griffith University stand at the Townsville Careers Expo to talk to our expert advisers about your study goals, life at Griffith, online study options and more.
Sunday 9 August
On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.
Monday 14 September — Thursday 17 September
Mature Student Open Evenings
No matter whether you’re returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help you find the right study path.
Monday 19 October — Friday 23 October
Trimester 3: Orientation
Get the right start and find out everything you need to know about starting at Griffith.