JCU Mackay provides a world-class education for 70 students, specialising in the Bachelor of Nursing Science
. JCU Nursing and Midwifery is a leader in regional, rural and tropical healthcare sciences.
The Bachelor of Nursing Science can be completed at JCU Mackay, and includes a science residential program at JCU Townsville in the first year of study.
JCU Mackay is co-located with the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, North Mackay. This unique location provides students with extensive hands-on learning and clinical experience at both the Mater and Mackay Base Hospitals, as well as with other clinical agencies. Small class sizes and personalised support from teachers fosters the development of compassionate and highly skilled graduates.
Mackay is a vibrant tropical city with a population of 75,000, situated approximately 1000 kilometres north of Brisbane. With thriving industries in tourism, agriculture and mining, it is one of Queensland’s most accessible regional destinations. Attractions include easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Eungella National Park.
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