Bachelor of Nursing

Students who receive an offer for this program, will be allocated a placement according to their postcode, to match their placement with their geographical location where possible. Placements vary each year but may include the following locations.

Final-year elective

Students in their final year of study may have the opportunity to undertake a clinical elective in a specialty nursing area of your choice. Electives may be undertaken at any of the clinical schools, other hospitals or healthcare organisations and settings, subject to availability.

Electives are capacity dependent and may be undertaken in the following areas relative to your program:

  • Acute Medical/Surgical
  • Aged Care
  • Community Health
  • Paediatric Care
  • Indigenous Health
  • Mental Health
  • Palliative Care Nursing
  • Rural Health
  • Specialty areas such as Emergency, Intensive Care and Theatre

Bachelor of Midwifery

Students who receive an offer for this program, will be allocated a placement according to their postcode, to match their placement with their geographical location where possible. Placements vary each year but may include the following locations.


Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery (dual degree)

Students who receive an offer for this program, will be allocated a placement according to their postcode, to match students to a placement provider close to them where possible. Placement providers vary each year but may include the following.


Master of Nursing Studies 

The Master of Nursing Studies graduate entry program is conducted at the Princess Alexandra Hospital campus with lectures, clinical teaching, and problem-based learning based in the Translational Research Institute. To enter the Master of Nursing Studies program, students must meet the prerequisite learning requirements, including a first degree in another subject that does not lead to nurse registration in Australia. In the final year of study, there will be an opportunity to undertake an elective clinical placement in areas such as paediatric intensive care, emergency, intensive care, coronary care, operating theatres, community health, general practice, Indigenous health, mental health, and rural/remote areas. All placements are subject to availability.

Enquiries to:

If you would like to make an enquiry please email nmsw@uq.edu.au or call (07) 3365 2068.