Nursing at Flinders

Nursing programs at Flinders prepare you to:

  • Function in a variety of clinical settings and roles.
  • Have well-developed clinical reasoning skills.
  • Understand that professional practice demands lifelong learning.

Study the Bachelor of Nursing (Preregistration) and after graduating you will be eligible for registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.

In addition to our program for first-time students, we offer a number of pathways for people from a range of different educational backgrounds.

Our student-friendly, accessible and inclusive environment is an excellent place to study nursing and receive the preparation you need to enter these important professions.

Inherent Course Requirements

The Inherent Course Requirements statement is designed to help prospective students make informed decisions about whether they will be in a position to complete the requirements of the Bachelor of Nursing and/or the Bachelor of Midwifery. Prospective students who intend to enrol in this course should carefully check the requirements listed on the page to determine whether they are able to meet them.

Undergraduate study options

All Bachelor of Nursing courses are only offered internally on campus.

To view your enrolment options for 2019, please download our  2019 Undergraduate Nursing Enrolment Guide (PDF 2MB)  and open outside of your web browser. 


AwardAvailable toDescriptionFull/part time study plans

Bachelor of Nursing

- Sturt campus

- Riverland campus

Domestic and international students

For first-time students


2018 Grids

- BNGU 2018 FT Study Plan (PDF 46KB)

- BNGU 2018 PT study plan (PDF 49KB)


For existing enrolled nurses

2018 Grids

- BNGUC 2018 FT Study Plan (PDF 43KB)

- BNGUC 2018 PT study plan (PDF 46KB)


Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) Domestic and international students For students who hold a degree other than nursing (incl. midwifery and paramedic sciences)

2018 Grids

- BNGG 2018 Full Time Grid (PDF 43KB)

- BNGG 2018 PT study plan (PDF 43KB)


Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) Domestic and international students For students who hold current registration as a nurse in Australia or overseas

2018 Grids

- BNG 2018 FT Study Plan (PDF 39KB)

- BNG 2018 PT study plan (PDF 41KB)


Bachelor of Nursing
Domestic students

For students whose period of non-registration prevents re-registration

2018 Grids

- BNGP 2018 FT Study Plan (PDF 44KB)

- BNGP 2018 PT study plan (PDF 45KB)



Combined degree option - Health Sciences and Nursing

AwardStreamStudy planNotes
Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Nursing Disability and Community Rehabilitation Disability and Community Rehab_2018_onwards (PDF 55KB)
Health Management Health Management_2018_onwards (PDF 55KB)
Health Education/Health Promotion    Health Education Health Promotion_2018_onwards.pdf (PDF 55KB)


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As a professional nurse or midwife you can take your career in many directions, from hospital intensive care to community based nursing, working across varied employment sectors including the defence forces. There are opportunities to gain practical experience at a range of hospitals and clinics across the state during the professional experience placement topics.


The Flinders nursing and midwifery courses are internationally recognised for the level of hands-on experience they entail. The high quality Professional Experience Placement program will help you develop and retain the knowledge and skills essential for your nursing or midwifery career.


Flinders offers state-of-the-art clinical skills laboratories which include simulation equipment in a high-fidelity simulation suite. Our courses are focused on preparing you for the rapidly changing community demands and technological advances in health care.

Thought leader

We were the first university-based nursing school in South Australia. Our staff continue to be recognised as thought leaders – in the Australian Research Council’s most recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, our research program was rated at world standard.