The discipline of Health includes the following broad specialisations:

  • Complementary Therapies;
  • Dental Science;
  • Medical Science;
  • Nursing;
  • Nutrition and Community Health;
  • Optical Science;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Public Health;
  • Radiography; and
  • Rehabilitation Therapies.


Professional Associations


Generally, Health programs include practical components where students treat patients under supervision. Examples of programs offering this practice include: MBBS; Dental Science; Pharmacy; Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy; and Nursing.

Graduated students may be eligible for membership in the following professional bodies:

Dental Science
  • Australian Dental Association (ADA)
  • International Association for Dental Research (ADR)
Medical Science
  • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • World Medical Association (WMA)
  • Australian Nursing Federation (ANF)
  • Royal College of Nursing Australia (CNA)
  • International Council of Nurses (ICN)
Optical Science
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA)
  • International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)


Career Opportunities


  • Acupuncturist;
  • Audiologist;
  • Dental Technician/Dentist;
  • Nurse;Massage Therapist;
  • Health Administrator;
  • Occupational Therapist;
  • Dietician;
  • Doctor/Surgeon/Specialist;
  • Pharmacist;
  • Physiotherapist;
  • Psychiatrist;
  • Welfare and Community Worker;
  • Podiatrist;
  • Ambulance Officer;
  • Chiropractor;
  • Natural Medicine Practitioner.

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