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USQ’s Nursing degree is fully accredited, align with current Australian professional nursing standards of practice and will give you the skills to deliver high-quality nursing care to people of all ages. With a combination of theory and clinical simulation in our well-resourced labs and nursing wards, you will be fully equipped to step straight into your nursing career. 

Receive the training and knowledge you need to provide exceptional care to people of all ages and stages of life with a Nursing degree from the University of Southern Queensland. With a focus on preparing students to take on the challenges of nursing from the moment they graduate, our students learn up-to-date professional standards of care from qualified lecturers, and experience hands-on instruction with lab work and placement experience. 

Choose to undertake a full Bachelors degree, a Graduate Certificate or further your education with a Masters in a range of disciplines within nursing. Gain the skills and expertise you need to excel in your field.

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Samuel

Nursing & Allied Health
Returning to study a Bachelor of Nursing after working in occupational health and safety, Samuel Du Preez can’t wait to become a registered nurse. Samuel’s biggest influence was a nurse who provided palliative care for his grandma. 
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Why study nursing?
A Nursing degree from Queensland’s USQ will give you the tools, education and training you need to give high-quality care that makes a real difference in people’s lives. With your nationally recognised full accreditation, you can work in public and private hospitals, care facilities, institutions and homes across the country. USQ’s Nursing degree is your stepping stone to a fulfilling career where you’ll make a difference in people’s lives every single day.
What are the different types of Nursing degrees at USQ?

Students who study Nursing at USQ can choose from a range of Nursing specialties to work in the field they are most passionate about. We offer both a Bachelor of Health majoring in Nursing or Midwifery and a Bachelor of Nursing as undergraduate courses. Our Graduate Certificate includes specialisations in scheduled medicines, clinical education, gerontology and mental health.

What can I do with a Nursing degree?

Achieving a qualification in Nursing allows you to provide tangible help to people in both a clinical and at-home setting as a registered nurse. The University of Southern Queensland is proud to offer Nursing degrees, graduate certificates and graduate diplomas for areas of care where your help is needed most. In particular, our Rural and Remote Health degrees empower students to make a real difference to the quality of healthcare available to remote communities. No matter what degree is right for you, studying nursing provides you with employable skills to last a lifetime.

What are the pathways to studying nursing at USQ?

USQ takes an individual approach to each student’s journey with us. No matter what your background or previously acquired skills and training, our team can help you get recognition for your previous study and meet the entry requirements for your chosen Nursing degree. Unsure about whether you qualify? Check out our pathway programs that can help you upskill and prepare to embark on your degree, fast.

Why study nursing with USQ?

As one of the premier institutions offering nursing degrees in Australia, the University of Southern Queensland offers a robust program that gives you practical training and a strong theoretical underpinning for a career in care. Apply today to discover the supportive community and vibrant campus life that defines all of our campuses. 

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