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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 Global Public Health||Gold Coast
|Master of Health Services Management||South Bank
|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.
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Explore your options
If your OP or ATAR result changes your direction, chat online with our expert study advisers to explore your study options. Find out about admissions pathways, entry requirements and changing your preferences.