Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Nurses are highly respected members of the community. They help treat patients in all sorts of health care settings and touch lives with empathy and compassion.Nursing is flexible, exciting and challenging. It’s a rewarding profession full of problem-solvers and pillars of strength.The Adelaide Nursing School is ranked first in South Australia for graduate employment and first in Australia for overall educational experience*. Our Bachelor of Nursing supports you in becoming a confident and responsible registered nurse. You will: develop hands-on skills in high-tech simulation settings, benefit from clinical and non-clinical placements across metropolitan and rural locations, explore contemporary issues around health promotion, maintenance, advocacy and care, undertake interprofessional learning with other health care students.


  • Nursing

Standard entry requirements

Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, however if you completed your secondary education more than two years ago, you may still be able to be considered on the basis of your secondary schooling. You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.

Study pathways

Multiple opportunities exist after graduation for further study in a variety of nursing specialisations.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $126,000 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Students undertaking clinical placements are required to obtain clearances. For more details, visit: www.adelaide.edu.au/degree-finder/bnurs_bnursing.html

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