Sydney Nursing School Rankings

At Sydney Nursing School, we offer three pathways to becoming a nurse. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

Course options

Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)
Provide high-quality care and change lives with our Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies).

Master of Nursing/Combined Degree
Choose to study for one of three undergraduate degrees in combination with a Master of Nursing/Combined Degree.

Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry)
Build on your previous undergraduate education, preparing you for work in local, national and international healthcare settings with our Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry).

Following successful graduation from a Bachelor of Nursing degree, students from the University of Sydney and other universities can apply to our one-year Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) program, opening the door to a future research degree.

Why study at Sydney Nursing School?

  • The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia for graduate employability* and ninth internationally in nursing.**
  • Gain skills and confidence with hands-on learning from week one through:
    - state-of-the-art clinical simulation labs
    - over 800 hours of clinical placements in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Be taught by leaders in the nursing field who influence Australian health policy.
  • Learn how to make evidence-based decisions, enabling you to provide the best care for patients and their families.
  • Join our global community of influential staff and alumni, building your relationships in the nursing and wider healthcare community.
  • We offer a range of scholarships including the generous Susan Wakil Scholarships.

Student profile

Greg Leong

Greg Leong
Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)
"Sydney Nursing School offers a fantastic variety of clinical placement opportunities ranging from aged care to paediatrics, mental health and critical care. 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"

Meet our staff and students



* QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.
** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.