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Medical & Health Sciences

If you have a passion for enhancing the quality of people's lives, this study area offers you a variety of health-related courses and career directions. Here, you can specialise in areas like Biomedical Science, Exercise and Sports Science, Paramedicine, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy or Speech Pathology.

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Courses

Our undergraduate courses lay the groundwork for a variety of future careers in health and medicine.

This includes areas like medical science, human biology, laboratory-based research, emergency medical services, health promotion, nutrition, environmental health, occupational safety and health, exercise and sports science and occupational therapy.

Medical & Health Sciences

If you already know what you're interested in, choose a discipline.

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Scholarship opportunities to reduce your expenses

Scholarships recognise those whose life journey may have been challenging, as well as students who've shown outstanding academic excellence and endeavour.

A scholarship can help you realise your ambitions by paying for fees, text books and living expenses.

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Speech Pathology goes remote

Our Speech Pathology course is making a difference to people in rural and remote communities, with students able to complete 16-week work placements at either Geraldton or Mount Magnet.

As part of their placements, our students work in schools, aged care facilities, inter-professional and communication clinics in the EdSIM Centre.

At Mount Magnet they become fully-immersed in the local Aboriginal community, participating in local activities, as well as completing clinical work. They also complete simulation training in Basic Life Support and a tailor-made cultural awareness program called 'Understanding Yamatji', with access to cultural mentors.

As well as the rich experience of living in a remote community and a rural centre, students also gain vital clinical competencies.

Explore your options

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  • Associate Dean of Public Health and OHS and Professor of Public Medicine Amanda Devine is working to develop education resources about healthy food and drinks for kids.

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  • In this short video, Course Coordinator, Associate Professor Greg Haff explains how 888电子游戏官网 is Australia's only Level 2 accreditation provider for strength and conditioning.

  • Associate Professor Erin Godecke is Senior Research Fellow in Speech Pathology and the Clinical Director of the Very Early Rehabilitation in SpeEch (VERSE) Trial for Aphasia after Stroke.

  • Professor of Strength and Conditioning Greg Haff's research is focussed on encouraging kids to start building their fitness through Youth Resistance Training.

  • Most of us take communication for granted - but for people with a disorder, it's a daily challenge. Find out more about Speech Pathology, and how you could make a huge difference to the quality of someone’s life as a trained Speech Pathologist.

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  • Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Jacques Oosthuizen is investigating the affects of hazardous chemicals on firefighters.

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  • "Working with autistic children in a prac placement was a critical moment and led to my current role at the Telethon Kids Institute."

  • Science student Tamara Pullella, who is majoring in Occupational Therapy, talks about her course and why she chose to study at 888电子游戏官网.

  • "Practical experiences, including the placements really helped shape where I wanted to go for a meaningful career."

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  • Health Science student Shona Halleen, who is majoring in Nutrition, talks about her course and why she chose to study at 888电子游戏官网.

  • Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics Therese O'Sullivan's research into dairy products for children has received global attention.

  • Belinda Owen, Master of Occupational Health & Safety student, talks about the flexibility offered by online study.

Student stories

  • Shae Thompson

    Shae Thompson

    888电子游戏官网 Exercise & Sports Science student

    I'm hoping it's a springboard to turning my hobby and my passion into a career

    I've always wanted to be a performance analyst – I love football, I love statistics and you put the two together and it's my dream job. Being at Perth Glory on prac I get to experience that in real time and I'm really hoping it's a springboard to turning my hobby and my passion into a career.

  • Reearna Morgan

    Reearna Morgan

    888电子游戏官网 Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Health Promotion majors) graduate

    I'm so grateful I was able to do a practicum placement.

    My placement was significant to my success and led to my dream job at Foodbank WA. This wouldn't have been possible without help from my lecturers.

  • Yosuke Kotani

    Yosuke Kotani

    888电子游戏官网 Integrated PhD candidate (Exercise Science)

    I would like to become a professor and strength and conditioning coach

    I got a masters degree in the United States, but had no research experience before I came to 888电子游戏官网. I wanted to pursue my PhD under Dr. Haff and Dr. Nosaka.

    The first year of the Integrated PhD helped me gain research skills such as writing, reading, presenting, and skills needed for experimentation. My supervisors have been devoting so much of their time to assist me to gain these skills.

The Important Things

Things you should know about if you're thinking about studying here.

Course Entry

There's more than one admission pathway into an 888电子游戏官网 course. It depends on what you've studied already, or your work or life experience.

Fees & Scholarships

Course tuition fees can change, but we can give you an estimate of your costs. If you’re eligible, a scholarship or student loan can help too.

Applying

Applying for a course is a fairly simple process, especially if you have scanned copies of qualifications, your resume or other paperwork, ready to upload.

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Starting a course is an exciting and sometimes daunting time, so we make a massive effort to ensure you get all the support you need to have a positive experience.