Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Our School of Nursing is one of the largest and most established centres in Australia, with more than 40 years of industry consultation and experience. We are ranked 13th in the world for nursing by the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021. Our course content reflects emerging developments in healthcare and nursing practice that have been identified through consultation with industry partners, discipline experts and research literature. You will learn from some of Australia’s most respected and influential nurse academics and researchers. Foundation studies will build your knowledge in key areas of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology, and will introduce you to professional nursing practice and contemporary healthcare service. You will also develop an understanding of pharmacology with an emphasis on quality use of medicines. These studies are complemented with opportunities to apply nursing theory to clinical practice in our on campus facilities and in clinical placements off campus. Graduates of this degree are prepared to excel in a profession where the scope of practice is expanding and there are greater responsibilities for delivery of more complex interventions in a range of healthcare settings and across diverse populations. Our course recognises the increased demand for graduates who understand the importance of person-centred care and have the capacity to engage people as informed partners in their health care. As a QUT nursing graduate you will be skilled in delivering safe and competent practice across diverse populations, responding to the challenges of health care with agility and resilience, and engaging consumers as informed partners in their health care.


288 credit points.


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C).


Professional recognitionNS42 Bachelor of Nursing is recognised by the Australian College of Nursing as satisfying the academic requirements for admission as a professional member. NS42 Bachelor of Nursing is an accredited Nursing Pre-registration course of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council / Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Study pathways

Students who have completed an undergraduate degree within the last 10 years should apply for the graduate entry program. Advanced standing is available to applicants with a degree in another discipline and TAFE trained enrolled nurses.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $111,600
  • ATAR: 84
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

Hepatitis B vaccination, CPR certification and a current Blue Card prior to commencing the clinical placement components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.

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