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Facts & figures

Global leaders in nursing

  • #2 in Australia 2018 QS Subject Rankings
  • #15 in the world 2018 QS Subject Rankings
  • 98% Sydney Nursing School employment rate after graduation
  • 179 Number of placement sites across 6 countries
  • 73 Number of HDR students
  • 111 Number of teaching staff (excluding casuals)
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Make a genuine difference in people's lives
Nurses work across almost all healthcare domains, providing high-quality care for patients, support and leadership for healthcare professionals – and are at the forefront of research and policy.

Our nursing programs

Whether you are just starting out, looking for a career change, or ready to take the next step in your nursing career, we offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs to meet your needs.

Undergraduate entry

Graduate entry

Postgraduate programs for registered nurses

Higher degree research in nursing

Learn more about our undergraduate nursing degree

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.

Where can nursing take you?

A career in nursing is varied and rewarding. Registered nurses are employed across a range of settings in the public and private healthcare system – from inner-city hospitals to rural and remote communities.

You will also find nurses in other services and industries such as:

  • armed forces
  • bioethics
  • government
  • health insurance
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • pharmaceuticals
  • tertiary education.

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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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