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Nurses and midwives are highly skilled health care professionals who combine the art of caring with scientific knowledge and skills. ECU has the largest Nursing program and the only dual Nursing/Midwifery degree in Western Australia. And we have facilities that are the envy of other universities.

Our demonstration wards are as close as you can get to the real thing – until you start your practical work in one of Western Australia’s major hospitals. If the idea of a career in nursing or midwifery gets your pulse racing, look no further than ECU.


The school offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses, including:

Our research

At the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research, we undertake innovative research to develop knowledge, evaluate effectiveness and implement change in healthcare through interventions, treatments and knowledge to transform and shape policy and practice in three key areas:

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News & events

Dr Hugh Davies awarded the ‘Gavin Leslie Best Nursing Paper’

For his article ‘A comparison in the estimation of body fluid status using daily fluid balance charting and body weight changes during continuous renal replacement therapy’.

Healthway grant to support health and wellbeing of young Aboriginal people and their families

The research will explore the health beliefs and behaviours of young Aboriginal people and their families across Western Australia living with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

ECU Alumni Now Vice Chancellor of MUST University Talks Labour and Birth at Research Week

In the session ‘Where can research in nursing and midwifery take you?’ The event showcased inspirational ECU graduates that shared their stories beyond ECU.

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