Why study at Flinders?

Our nursing and midwifery degrees are at the forefront of these disciplines in Australia. We work closely with communities and the professions to continually improve nursing and midwifery practice.

Nurses and midwives hold our health in their hands.


universities for nursing.*

Fast facts

  • Flinders nursing research ranked above world standard in the 2015 Excellence in Research Australia rankings
  • gain practical experience in hospitals and clinics across the state
  • state-of-the-art clinical skills labs and simulation suite on-campus
  • professionally accredited degrees
  • study nursing in metropolitan Adelaide or in the Riverland
  • pathways for people from different educational backgrounds
  • on-campus, external and online study available
  • postgraduate midwifery and nursing programs available across a range of specialisations including global health care, paediatrics, cardiac and high dependency
  • we have the only International Council of Nurses (ICNP) Research and Development Centre in Australia and one of only five World Health Organization collaborating centres globally


Hear from staff and students


Bachelor of Midwifery students learn to provide support, care and advice to women before, during and after childbirth in a role that is challenging, varied and highly specialised..

Nursing students enjoy realistic learning experiences in the School of Nursing and Midwifery’s state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories which include simulation equipment on its Sturt campus.

Pathways to entry

If you do not meet our academic or English entry requirements, you may wish to consider enrolling on one of our English or Academic pathway programs.

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* 2016 QS World University Rankings by subject.