Nurses deliver and support health care at all levels, from dressing wounds and taking vitals, to treating children and caring for the elderly.

  • Be part of a remarkable health culture

    Taught by passionate and experienced staff who are experts in their field, our close-knit nursing programs ensure you're not just a face in the crowd.

    You’ll be surrounded by transformative nursing research that is consistently rated ‘well above world standard’* . And you’ll benefit from the dedication and expertise of our extended team of clinicians and academics.

    Health excellence is written in our DNA - and we'd be delighted to share it with you.

  • Gain an incredible depth and breadth of experience

    Join a thriving community dedicated to driving health care forward. Adelaide Nursing School is located in our impressive Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences building, situated in the heart of the BioMed City precinct, alongside the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. It's also home to Adelaide Health Simulation, the most technologically advanced health simulation facility in Australasia.

    Throughout your journey with us, you'll have abundant opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills you're acquiring. You'll learn in a collaborative environment with other medical and nursing students, researchers and health care professionals. You'll explore innovative techniques and hone your abilities using world-class simulation technology. And you'll benefit from our robust industry connections and access to clinical placements. Adelaide Nursing School proudly holds a major clinical partnership with SA Health, along with collaborations with various public and private health care providers across metropolitan and rural South Australia.

  • Career prospects

    As a University of Adelaide graduate, you'll have great employment prospects. In 2022, 88% of our recent undergraduate nursing graduates and 97% of our postgraduate nursing graduates secured employment after completing their studies^.

    Our nursing graduates also enjoy a great reputation among healthcare providers. With a focus on delivering training that's readily translated into the modern work environment, our programs equip you with the sought-after clinical and professional skills that employers desire.

    The demand for nurses is high and is projected to grow significantly. In Australia, employment growth for nursing roles is predicted to increase by up to 23% by 2026.

Make History in Nursing

Placement opportunities, state-of-the-art health simulation labs and academics with first-hand experience. Hear from Thomson, Bachelor of Nursing graduate, about studying at Adelaide.

  • Ranked 51-100 globally for Nursing*
  • Australia’s #1 nursing degree for overall student experience^
  • Most advanced health simulation technology in Australasia

*2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
^QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022, Nursing (Postgraduate) at the University of Adelaide
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Doctorate by Research

Through completing a large number of clinical placements, I have been able to develop and refine my clinical skills and as a result feel confident in transitioning into full-time work.
Maddison Cuk - Bachelor of Nursing

Maddison Cuk

Bachelor of Nursing