Stand at the forefront of health and science with a degree that’s highly regarded by the industry.
- Get the best preparation for a career in health, with work placements, world-class teachers and online learning for many courses.
- Get hands-on experience and placements in a range of workplaces from hospitals to regional health and community organisations.
- Learn from industry-leading practitioners and renowned researchers, with industry partners including Thermo Fisher Scientific, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, Hexima and AdAlta.
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Pursue opportunities in a wide range of sectors and industries, including the biomedical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, government, healthcare agencies, community health centres, hospitals, and private healthcare organisations.
Research human diseases and their prevention and treatment methods in a laboratory.
Use your knowledge of anatomy, physiology, genetics, chemistry and more to develop new technologies, products or processes.
Assess clinical conditions, review medication profiles, deliver vaccinations, offer advice on medication and keeping healthy, prescribe and dispense medicines.
Develop healthy, safe and delicious food. Work to improve food products, processes and packaging.
Improve the health of individuals and communities through the promotion of health knowledge, disease prevention and other related issues.
Monitor and enforce health and safety procedures in the workplace.
Develop policies to protect public health.
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Health science and biomedicine courses
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Work integrated learning and employability
We know nothing beats hands-on experience. Explore how you can gain work-relevant experience for credit with our industry and community partners.