Medical Team

Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health

Five Australian universities are among the top 50 medical schools in the country.

Australia's biggest and fastest-growing sector is health care and social assistance.

Nursing is Australia's most common specialist occupation.

Your research in this area will give you a comprehensive understanding of human health and the Australian health-care system. You'll learn how to problem-solve, collaborate, and adjust to working in a number of diverse health and medical environments while restoring people's 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) is a term that refers to the (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 programme. 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.

 

Undergraduate

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/research

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.

Almost all industries in this field require a postgraduate or research aspect to your studies, which involves a practicum placement in an Australian health care facility.

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.

Did you know that... Dr. Vandana Joshi was named TIME Person of the Year in 2014 for her role in Sierra Leone's Ebola response team, dubbed "The Ebola Fighters." She had a degree in medicine and paediatrics from India before becoming a foreign student and completing a Master of Public Health at the University of Sydney.