A career in nursing, midwifery, social work or human services is your chance to change lives in an exciting and continually evolving industry.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work offer a range of undergraduate programs aimed at providing you with the training and experience you need to pursue a successful career.

Why UQ?

At UQ, you’ll study alongside Queensland’s top students, learn from award-winning teachers and have access to state-of-the-art facilities.

We’re dedicated to excellence in all aspects of our programs, delivering contemporary teaching from practising clinicians and leading experts.

As an undergraduate student you can design a degree that brings together your interests, ambitions and talents in ways that really broaden your horizons and boost your employability.

If you’re ready for a new direction or want to specialise, UQ’s choices for postgraduate programs can diversify or deepen your knowledge and experience.

If you’re thinking about a research-based career, The University of Queensland is committed to conducting the highest quality research and providing exceptional training to research scholars.

Job ready

Australian and international employers want UQ’s nursing, midwifery, human services and social work graduates because their knowledge, skills and experience add value to strategic goals from day one. That’s why UQ ranks so highly in the Good Universities Guides for graduate employment rates and graduate salaries.

We support students seeking internships for developing valuable workplace competencies and boosting self-confidence. These opportunities expand networks and often lead directly to employment.

Global connections

We encourage our students to learn new perspectives while on overseas placements - UQ has exchange partnerships all over the world, and connects with 200,000 alumni in more than 150 countries.

If you can’t find what you are looking for contact the School on nmsw@uq.edu.au.

Pre-commencement Guides

For those who have decided to study within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, please be sure to read the pre-commencement information and download the guide.