Graduate career ready
Our health degrees will give you plenty of hands-on experience in fieldwork placements, our research centres and groups, and in our clinics.
We are internationally recognised for our leadership in health research. Working collaboratively with industry, the Faculty focuses on providing practical solutions to global health challenges.
Recognised with rankings
Our courses are recognised by industry and emphasise applied learning, to ensure our research and education is relevant and that you graduate highly employable.
Curtin’s Faculty of Health Sciences has four academic schools that deliver a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research (HDR) courses.
The four academic Schools are Curtin Medical School, Curtin School of Allied Health, Curtin School of Nursing and Curtin School of Population Health. Together, the four schools educate more health professionals than any other Western Australian tertiary institution.
Curtin Medical School
Curtin Medical School brings together expertise in the fields of biomedical sciences, laboratory medicine, pharmacy, medical radiation science and medicine.
Curtin School of Allied Health
Curtin’s School of Allied Health offers professionally recognised courses in Exercise and Sport Science, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, and Speech Pathology.
Curtin School of Nursing
Curtin’s School of Nursing is the longest established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 47 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University’s drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research.
Curtin School of Population Health
Curtin’s School of Population Health is a comprehensive academic school that delivers a range of undergraduate courses and numerous specialist postgraduate courses in public health and psychology.
Commonwealth supported places for postgrad study
Commonwealth supported places (CSP) are now available across a range of our graduate certificate courses, including Health Economics, Public Health, Health Administration and Occupational Health and Safety.
Enrolling in a CSP means the Australian government will subsidise part of your tuition, so you pay a lower fee. You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent Australian resident to be eligible.Learn more
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