Top-Rated Nursing Degrees & Colleges in Australia

Are you searching for the list of best nursing degrees & colleges in Australia? Do you want to pursue a job-oriented nursing program? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of top-rated nursing degrees & nursing schools/colleges/universities/institutes in Australia.

Best nursing colleges & degrees in Australia

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best nursing degrees in Australia, list of top-rated nursing schools/colleges/universities in Australia & additional information. After going through this post, readers will be able to find a good nursing course/program & a good nursing school/college/university.
 

Also check –

Top-Rated Nursing Degrees & Colleges in USA

Top-Rated Nursing Degrees & Colleges in Canada

Top-Rated Nursing Degrees & Colleges in New Zealand

Top-Rated Nursing Degrees & Colleges in UK

 

In this post, I’ve included both Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree nursing programs. In other words, candidates planning for Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Master’s Degree in Nursing will benefit from this post.

 

Come, let us check out the list of best nursing degrees and colleges/universities in Australia now. Here it is –

 

List of best Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing programs & colleges/universities/schools in Australia

Sr No Name of the nursing college/university Name of the Bachelor’s Degree program
1 Australian Catholic University Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedicine | Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Business Administration | Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
2 Avondale College of Higher Education Bachelor of Nursing
3 Central Queensland University Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) | Bachelor of Nursing |
4 Charles Darwin University Bachelor of Nursing
5 Charles Sturt University Bachelor of Nursing – Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic) | Bachelor of Nursing |
6 CQUniversity (CQU) Bachelor of Nursing
7 Curtin College Bachelor of Science Nursing
8 Curtin University Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
9 Deakin University Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion | Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science | Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science
10 Edith Cowan University (ECU) Bachelor of Science (Nursing)/Bachelor of Science (Midwifery) | Bachelor of Science (Nursing) | Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)
11 Federation University Bachelor of Nursing
12 Flinders University Bachelor of Nursing (Pre-Registration) | Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) | Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate entry)
13 Griffith University Bachelor of Nursing
14 Holmesglen Institute (TAFE), Melbourne Bachelor of Nursing
15 James Cook University (Townsville and Cairns campus) Bachelor of Nursing Science (Cairns Campus) | Bachelor of Nursing Science – Bachelor of Midwifery (Townsville Campus) | Bachelor of Nursing Science (Townsville Campus)
16 La Trobe University Bachelor of Nursing
17 Monash University Bachelor of Nursing | Bachelor degree (honours) in Nursing |
18 Murdoch University Nursing Honours (BNurs (Hons)) | Nursing (BNurs) |
19 Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Bachelor Degree (Double) – Nursing/Public Health | Bachelor Degree (Double) – Nursing/Psychology | Bachelor Degree (Double) – Nursing/Paramedic Science
20 RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University) Bachelor of Nursing
21 Southern Cross University (Lismore NSW) Bachelor of Nursing
22 Swinburne University of Technology Bachelor of Nursing
23 The University of Adelaide Honours Degree of Bachelor of Nursing | Bachelor of Nursing – North Terrace Campus, Teaching Hospitals |
24 The University of Newcastle Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) | Bachelor of Nursing |
25 The University of Notre Dame Bachelor of Nursing (Sydney Campus) | Bachelor of Nursing (Fremantle Campus) |
26 The University of Sydney Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) | Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) | Bachelor of Arts and Master of Nursing
27 University of Ballarat Bachelor of Nursing Postregistration | Bachelor of Nursing Honours | Bachelor of Nursing
28 University of Canberra Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) (672AA.4) | Bachelor of Nursing (885AA.3) |
29 University of New England (UNE) Bachelor of Nursing with Honours | Bachelor of Nursing |
30 University of Queensland Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) | Bachelor of Nursing |
31 University of South Australia Bachelor of Nursing
32 University of Southern Queensland Bachelor of Nursing
33 University of Tasmania Bachelor of Nursing with Professional Honours (Specialty) | Bachelor of Nursing with Honours | Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice)
34 University of Technology, Sydney – UTS Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation | Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts in International Studies | Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
35 University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, DC Bachelor of Nursing Science (Graduate Entry) | Bachelor of Nursing Science |
36 University of Wollongong Bachelor of Nursing Advanced | Bachelor of Nursing (Overseas Qualified Nurses) | Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)
37 Victoria University, Melbourne Bachelor of Nursing
38 Western Sydney University Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) | Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) | Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)

 

List of best Master’s Degree in Nursing programs & colleges/universities/schools in Australia

Sr No Name of the nursing college/university Name of the Master’s Degree program
1 Australian Catholic University Master of Mental Health (Nursing) | Master of Clinical Nursing
2 Avondale College of Higher Education Master of Nursing with a Specialisation in Leadership and Management By Coursework | Master of Nursing with a Specialisation in Clinical Teaching By Coursework | Master of Nursing with a Specialisation in Clinical Nursing By Coursework | Master of Nursing By Coursework
3 Charles Sturt University Master of Nursing (with specialisations) | Master of Clinical Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
4 Curtin University Master of Nursing Practice
5 Deakin University Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) | Master of Nursing Practice | Master of Nursing |
6 Edith Cowan University (ECU) Master of Nursing (Research) | Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) | Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) | Master of Nursing
7 Federation University Master of Nursing
8 Flinders University Master of Nursing(Coursework and Research) | Master of Nursing (Global Health Care) (Learning and Teaching) | Master of Nursing (Global Health Care) (International Health Care) | Master of Nursing (Coursework and Global Health Care) (Leading Quality and Safety)
9 GradSchool (University of Newcastle) Master of Nursing Nurse Practitioner | Master of Nursing Advanced Practice | Master of Mental Health Nursing | Master of Applied Management Nursing
10 Griffith University Master of Emergency Nursing | Master of Critical Care Nursing | Master of Acute Care Nursing |
11 La Trobe University Master of Nursing Science
12 Monash University Masters in Nursing Practice | Masters in Advanced Nursing
13 Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Masters Degree (Coursework) – Nursing
14 The University of Adelaide Master of Nursing Science (Renal Nursing) – Teaching Hospitals | Master of Nursing Science (Perioperative Nursing) – Teaching Hospitals | Master of Nursing Science (Orthopaedic Nursing) – Teaching Hospitals | Master of Nursing Science (Oncology Nursing) – Teaching Hospitals
15 The University of Melbourne Master of Nursing Science | Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) | Master of Advanced Nursing Practice (Mental Health) | Master of Advanced Nursing Practice
16 The University of Newcastle Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice) | Master of Mental Health Nursing
17 The University of Notre Dame Master of Nursing (Fremantle Campus)
18 The University of Sydney Master of Primary Health Care Nursing | Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) | Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) | Master of Mental Health Nursing
19 University of Ballarat Master of Nursing
20 University of New England (UNE) Master of Nursing Practice | Master of Nursing
21 University of Queensland Master of Nursing Studies | Master of Mental Health Nursing | Master of Advanced Nursing |
22 University of South Australia Master of Nursing
23 University of Southern Queensland Master of Nursing
24 University of Tasmania Master of Nursing | Master of Clinical Nursing (Specialisation) | Master of Clinical Leadership (Nursing) |
25 University of Technology, Sydney – UTS Master of Nursing (Research) | Master of Advanced Nursing
26 University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, DC Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership)
27 University of Wollongong Master of Nursing International | Master of Nursing (Mental Health) | Master of Nursing |
28 Western Sydney University Master of Nursing (Professional Studies) | Master of Nursing

 

List of best Doctoral Degree in Nursing programs & colleges/universities/schools in Australia

Sr No Name of the nursing college/university Name of the Doctoral Degree program
1 Deakin University Doctoral of Philosophy in Nursing
2 University of Ballarat Doctoral of Philosophy in Nursing

 

Cost of obtaining Nursing Degree in Australia (Affordable colleges)

The cost of nursing education depends upon various factors such as – type of the course (Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s Degree/Doctoral Degree), type of the college/university chosen by the candidate, scholarship/financial-aid status of the candidate & more.

 

To find out how much it will cost you to get a nursing degree in Australia, please provide the above-mentioned details in the comment section. We will go through the details and provide you with the cost of nursing education (tailor-made, based on your input).

Arun Kallarackal
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