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Make a genuine difference in people's lives
Nurses work across almost all healthcare domains, providing high-quality care for people, support and leadership for healthcare professionals – and are at the forefront of research and policy.

Courses in nursing

Why study nursing at Sydney?

Founded in evidence and generated by our own researchers, our courses reflect the changing needs of healthcare. You will be taught by leading academics, clinicians and researchers who are working in the cutting edge of nursing knowledge.

The exceptional quality of our programs means our graduates stand out from the crowd. Locally knowledgeable and globally aware, our graduates engender commitment and passion for nursing.

Learn more about studying nursing with us.

Careers in nursing

A career in nursing is varied and rewarding. Registered nurses are employed across a range of settings spanning inner-city hospitals through to rural and remote communities.

Graduates of our nursing degrees will be prepared to work in a range of environments, including:

  • public and private healthcare systems,
  • acute care hospitals and children's hospitals,
  • palliative care, trauma and emergency care,
  • aged care, community nursing and home care nursing,
  • drug and alcohol centres,
  • operating rooms and other surgical settings,
  • rural and remote nursing,
  • pharmaceutical industry,
  • clinical research trials, and
  • other health and education-related fields.

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Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery

Student profile

Photo of nursing student Greg Leong reading patient files on an aeroplane for the NSW Air Ambulance Service
Greg Leong, Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)
“I had the opportunity to work with the NSW Air Ambulance Service where I was able to refine my clinical skills to allow for efficient and effective delivery of critical care.”
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