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Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health

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Foundational and advanced studies in healthcare preparing students for critical roles in medicine, nursing, and allied health professions.

Health care is Australia's largest, fastest-growing sector. Research in this field offers a deep understanding of human health and the Australian health-care system, equipping you with skills in problem-solving, collaboration, and adaptability across various health settings to improve physical and mental health.

You will study the philosophy and practise of industries such as: pharmacy, nursing, and allied health.

  • Nursing

  • Nutrition and dietetics

  • Health informatics

  • Physiotherapy

  • Speech pathology

  • Exercise physiology

  • Occupational therapy

What are my choices for courses?

Vocational Education and Training (VET) 

By completing hands-on training, VET courses prepare you for the workforce. They might also be able to assist you in gaining admission to a higher education programs. You will be qualified to assist health practitioners and earn specific certificates in areas such as mental health, health management, aged care, public health, and health administration through VET courses.

An International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) is often required for students wishing to pursue careers in medicine, dentistry, occupational therapy, speech pathology, or language therapy.



A bachelor's degree in this area will give you a wide understanding of human health issues. Health science, biomedicine, sport psychology, speech pathology, nutrition, and dietetics are some of the most common courses available.

An International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) is also required for students wishing to pursue careers in medicine, dentistry, occupational therapy, speech pathology, or language therapy.


Postgraduate and research degrees in this field will provide you with advanced skills and knowledge that will allow you to specialise in an area or field of your choice. A Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a commonly obtained postgraduate degree in this field of study.

What could my future look like?

You will have the expertise and experience to solve the world's most difficult health care challenges if you graduate from an Australian institution with a degree in this area.

Since your courses in Australia are designed to train you for a job in one of the fastest-growing sectors, you will be sought after by research and health-care organisations all over the world.

Graduate programs

There are a variety of entry programme opportunities available after you graduate. You can do job placements at specific medical centres if you are studying nursing or midwifery, physiotherapy, or speech pathology.

Medical intern training positions are also open for graduates with a degree in medicine.

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