Health & medical science

Make a genuine difference

Choose a speciality or career

Study a health course that helps you help others.

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.

Melissa—Health Promotion student with Curtin University, through Open Universities Australia.
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Health & medical science degrees

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Help yourself to a career that helps others

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.

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