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Open up a range of job opportunities across the hospital, research and private practice sector by studying a degree in the health and medical sciences.
Develop a robust understanding of healthcare, the health industry, theory and practice. Or, initiate widespread change and develop public health policies for government and corporate sectors that contribute to the development of healthy individuals and communities.
Launch a rewarding career in nursing, nutrition, pharmacy or public health and start making a positive difference.
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Study online and boost your career opportunities in a healthy, growing and diverse employment sector. Practice and specialise in a range of careers including health and management in the public and private sector. Join the community services or the healthcare, medical and pharmaceuticals sector. Help your community as a nurse, nutritionist, pharmacist or in policy development.
Improve your career prospects and get accreditation from some of Australia’s peak, reputable organisations.
Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)
With members as diverse of nutritionists, veterinarians, food scientists and medical practitioners, the NSA is committed to supporting the science of nutrition on the national stage.
Student stories and study advice
Adriana is using her nutrition degree to make a difference
With her Bachelor of Food and Nutrition, Adriana educates others about the impact food can have on the body.
4 jobs that survive disruption
While the future of work looks very different after 2020, there are certain jobs that endure even during major disruptions. Find out how you can land a role in one of those careers.
Dental care for Victoria’s most vulnerable
Melissa's Graduate Certificate took her from dental nurse to manager of oral health agencies. Now, her role is less hands-on, but more impactful than ever.