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

Be part of a remarkable health culture

Study nursing at the University of Adelaide and you'll join a world-class nursing school ranked in the top 50 worldwide^. Taught by passionate and experienced staff who are experts in their field, our close-knit nursing program ensures you're not just a face in the crowd.

Our nursing degree is #1 in Australia for overall experience, and is the leading program in South Australia for teaching quality, skills development, and full-time graduate employment*. You'll learn from the best and be career ready upon graduation.

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

Throughout your time with us you will have opportunities to practise applying the knowledge and skills you're building. This includes through:

  • our Adelaide Health Simulation facility, the most technologically advanced health simulation facility in Australasia
  • multiple clinical placements in real health care settings
  • interprofessional learning with medical and allied health students.

You'll emerge with not only the intellectual and practical capability to support and deliver lifesaving and life-enhancing health care, but the real-world confidence to immediately contribute in collaborative health care settings.

Career prospects

Employment growth for the majority of nursing roles ranges from strong to very strong.

  • Ranked 46 globally for Nursing*
  • Australia’s #1 nursing degree for overall student experience^
  • Most advanced health simulation technology in Australasia

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022
^Good Universities Guide, 2021 (Undergraduate nursing)

Choose your level of study

30 matching degrees found

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