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We are improving community health and wellbeing locally, nationally and internationally by producing outstanding graduates in the disciplines of nursing and midwifery.

Our unique clinical school model with key Melbourne metropolitan healthcare services, and our commitment to an immersive student experience, ensures that we deliver practice-based education with outstanding employment outcomes.

Nursing courses

Nursing courses

Build fundamental health knowledge and caregiving skills and learn in clinical settings from your first year.

If you’re already a nurse, further study will build specialty knowledge and leadership skills to advance your career.

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Student experience

Student experience

The School of Nursing and Midwifery prides itself on its friendly and supportive learning environment.

Our students have ready access to staff, great support and world-class teaching facilities.

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Midwifery courses

Midwifery courses

Study the fundamentals of health and pregnancy care and learn in clinical settings.

If you're already a health professional, hone your research and management skills in preparation for more senior roles.

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La Trobe provides unique clinical experiences in leading hospitals, along with on-campus clinical simulations. Nursing is my passion. I am looking forward to using my skills and knowledge to help make a difference to the people I care for.

Julie Nix
Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse)

Feature stories

Our students benefit from formal academic training and experience in the hospital ward.

Educating the next generation

Educating the next generation

Hosu Ryu is educating the next generation of nurses and midwives about mental health and mental illness.

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Meet our undergraduates

Meet our undergraduates

Our students add to the richness of our School and make a valuable contribution to our learning environments.

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Award winning educator

Award winning educator

Dr Monica Peddle has received an Australian Award for University Teaching for contributions to student learning.

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