Flinders University

Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate entry)



University Location Adelaide, South Australia
City Population 1.4 million
Student Population 26,100
Int'l Student Population 5,100
Main Campus Bedford Park
Program Campus Bedford, Melbourne
Program Duration 2 years
Estimated Annual Tuition $38,300 AUD (2024 fees; subject to increase)
Semester Intake March
Next Available Intake 2025
Application Deadline No set deadline*


Flinders has been a leading provider of nursing education and research for 40 years and is internationally recognized. As a nursing student at Flinders, you will gain an innovative practice-based education from award-winning teachers in state-of-the-art facilities.


The graduate-entry Bachelor of Nursing program prepares you to develop nursing skills, relate all aspects of body function with nursing practice, and continue gaining clinical experience in various health care settings. You will also explore complex health issues in nursing such as Indigenous health, nursing in a socio-political context, and mental illness. Topics cover areas such as the nursing profession and independent learning, contexts of nursing and primary health care, dimensions of physical and mental health, and pathophysiology and pharmacology.

Practical experience
The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workforce. Professional experience placements prepare you for the workplace, both simulated in state-of-the-art laboratories and in clinical venues in rural and metropolitan South Australia.

Admission Requirements

Completed bachelor’s degree
You must have a completed undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0/4.0 (approximately 65% +) and have extensive pre-existing knowledge in the following areas:

Two of human biology, anatomy, or physiology or Flinders University Anatomy and Physiology Online Short Course.

Admission Timeline

*While there is no set application deadline, you are encouraged to apply at least 6 months prior to the program start date.