Make a real difference
Nurses and midwives play a critical role in the modern healthcare system and make a real difference in people’s lives. If you’re a natural caregiver and want to use your expertise to help others, consider a degree in nursing or midwifery. You'll learn how to care for people in a range of hospital, clinical and private healthcare settings, and to promote better health within the community.
Build a rewarding career
Job opportunities for qualified nurses and midwives are growing across Australia, with roles expected to increase by 19.7 percent by 2020. This means an additional 58,000 jobs for midwives, registered nurses, nurse managers and nurse educators and researchers.
*Source: Australian Government Department of Employment – 2016 Occupational Projections to November 2020
Study at Australia's newest hospital
You'll study select courses at the brand-new Sunshine Coast Health Institute, right next to Australia's newest teaching hospital. You'll work in state-of-the-art simulation studios alongside leading health professionals, and get the best hands-on clinical training. The new Sunshine Coast University Hospital will create internship and job opportunities right on USC's doorstep.