The purpose of the School of Nursing is to conduct academic, research and community partnership programs that are recognized for their excellence and which contribute to the health and well-being of the community.
At UQ’s School of Nursing and Midwifery we are recognized leaders in teaching and research excellence, we:
- Deliver contemporary, high quality teaching from practicing clinicians
- Conduct world class research
- Develop community partnership programs that contribute to the health and well-being of the community
We are located across nine different sites which includes six clinical schools where undergraduate students undertake the majority of their education. Our School is based at both UQ Ipswich, the University's newest campus with state of the art facilities and the latest technology, and Herston where our Faculty of Health Sciences main office is based alongside two of the largest faculty schools, Medicine and Population Health. Because of our clinical schools and focus on learning from practicing clinicians, much of our undergraduate teaching is conducted in our partner teaching hospitals in south east Queensland.
We provide the following teaching programs:
- Bachelor of Midwifery (See our Midwifery degree brochure)
- Bachelor of Nursing (See our Nursing degree brochure)
- Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery (See our Nursing / Midwifery degree brochure)
- Graduate Certificate in Nursing (General Practice)
- Master of Nurse Practitioner Studies
Our research strengths include:
- Clinical Practice Development
- Education and Health Service
- Population Health
We have developed a range of community partnership programs to ensure that our teaching and research is informed by community health needs.
The UQ / Blue Care Research and Practice Development Centre, and the UQ / Ipswich Hospital Foundation Centre for Healthy Communities are two examples of our community partnership programs.