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JCU Nursing Teaching Sites

The Department of Nursing Sciences was founded in October 1989, accepting its first students in 1990. Nursing and Midwifery is the largest discipline within the College of Healthcare Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine. The undergraduate Bachelor of Nursing Science is offered in on-campus mode in Townsville and Cairns, mixed mode in Mackay and Mount Isa, and in distance learning mode. We offer a dual degree Bachelor of Nursing Science / Bachelor of Midwifery on-campus in Townsville. A Nursing degree from JCU gives you a strong foothold into one of the world’s highest demand professions — all with a unique regional focus that you will not find anywhere else in Australia.


1 James Cook Drive, Townsville, QLD 4811
Tel: (07) 4781 4973


14-88 McGregor Road, Smithfield, QLD 4878
Tel: (07) 4042 1111


Mackay Base Hospital, Bridge Road, Mackay, QLD 4740
Tel: (07) 4965 5412

Mount Isa

Mount Isa Centre for Rural & Remote Health, 100 Joan Street, Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Tel: (07) 4744 7910