You’re considered an International student if you are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand.
The healthcare industry is constantly changing with new technologies and approaches to care to improve the detection, diagnosis and management of chronic and acute illness, as well as having a strong emphasis of keeping populations healthy. Our nursing and midwifery qualifications are evolving with these changes, which means you will be guaranteed an industry-relevant, practical qualification that ensures you graduate career-ready.
There is a strong focus on theory and practical experience, and undergraduate students will do much of their learning in our unique clinician led, authentic hospital and health service on campus. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a fully-equipped emergency department, birthing suite and day surgery. This simulated hospital environment fully led by practicing registered nurses and midwives (clinicians), known as the Horizon Hospital and Health Service (HHHS), is the only one of its kind in South Australia.
You will then have the opportunity to further develop these skills when you embark on real-world clinical placements across metropolitan, regional and rural hospitals and health services under the supervision of practicing nurses and midwives.
Study at a university that is ranked in the World Top 100 for Nursing1.
Learn from above world-class researchers in Nursing2, as well as from industry-experienced clinicians and academics.
Embark on placements from the first year of your undergraduate degree and experience what it’s like to work as a nurse or midwife in a clinical setting.
Be supported by learning resources available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Enjoy flexible postgraduate study options designed to suit working professionals.
Benefit from our commitment to practical engagement with industry and the professions.
12018 QS Subject Rankings.
22015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).
One of the benefits of our strong history is the ability to attract and retain internationally-renowned researchers. Our above world-class research in Nursing focuses on outcomes relevant to the clinical translation of national health priority areas, where we can demonstrate improved health outcomes, consumer satisfaction and economic savings1.
We’re also home to the Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre, a partnership between the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s South Australian branch (ANMFSA) and the University of South Australia that aims to strengthen the role of the nursing and midwifery profession across the health system.
We are committed to practical engagement with industry and the professions, and have clinical agreements with all local health networks, major hospitals, private health providers, rural health networks, aged care services and mental health services, including the not-for-profit sector.
12015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
Are you after a career change or looking to upgrade your existing skills? Or perhaps you just have an interest in a particular subject area and want to further your experience, skills and knowledge. We offer a suite of short programs that will allow you to build your knowledge and skill set.
Designed in collaboration with expert academics, program content is industry-relevant and up-to-date. Short programs include:
UniSA’s nursing and midwifery qualifications prepare you to deliver the highest quality care to individuals and groups, as well as meet and respond to Australian and international health challenges and priorities.
Graduates can work in a wide variety of healthcare settings, such as:
If you finish your undergraduate degree with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above, you may also be eligible for our one-year Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) where you can further develop your research skills and prepare for a career in research.
We are a globally connected university, our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement. Our students have had placements and internships with organisations like:
Nursing and Midwifery Careers Snapshot
Martins Strikis, Registered Nurse, Mount Gambier Community Mental Health Service