Nursing and Midwifery

Nursing and Midwifery

Are you considering a rewarding, varied, fast-paced, and secure career in nursing?

James Cook University’s (JCU) commitment to the wellbeing of rural, remote, tropical and indigenous communities gives you unique experiences working in a variety of healthcare settings that are not available anywhere else.

If you are already a nurse and ready to take on your next challenge, JCU’s range of postgraduate online courses can be studied anywhere, anytime.

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Clinical experience

Right from first year benefit from supervised clinical experiences in a range of healthcare settings.

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Rural and tropical medicine

Learn about the unique health issues facing the Tropics - practice tropical nursing in rural and remote locations.

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Choice and flexibility

Immerse yourself in campus life, or study online at your own pace. We know choice and flexibility matters.

Study at JCU

Explore your options by browsing our range of diploma, bachelor and postgraduate courses.


Meet our students

Our students endeavour to make life matter and choose a career path that suits their long-term goals.

Rebecca's Story

Hear why Rebecca chose to study Nursing and Midwifery at James Cook University.

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Still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Browse our complete course guide, organise a campus tour or have additional questions answered on the spot.

Course guide

Course guide

Provides an overview of all the undergraduate courses available at JCU. You'll also find information on on-campus accommodation, campus life, student support, pathway options and more.

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Campus tour

Campus tour

Guided tours are a fantastic way to get a general overview of the campus, main lecture theatres, the library and other facilities. You’ll also get the chance to talk to future and current students.

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