Taught course

Nursing Studies

University of Queensland · Health and Behavioural Sciences

Entry requirements

An approved bachelor degree and have completed one tertiary course in biological science, chemistry or physics at an undergraduate level (or equivalent). View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 069418D

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Months of entry


Course content

This program has been specifically designed to prepare students within two years to work as a Registered Nurse in Australia. Students will learn to work effectively in interprofessional teams to promote quality health outcomes for clients in their care and provide high quality client centred care through safe and effective nursing practice according to the NMBA (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia) Registered Nurse Standard for Practice. The program is offered two years full-time with a fast track option of 18 months (for eligible students). All problem based learning tutorials, lectures, seminars, workshops and clinical laboratories take place at the Translational Research Institute on the Princess Alexandra Hospital campus.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980