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Get ready for a career in health

We offer degrees to cater to the full spectrum of future opportunities in the health industry. As the tenth largest population centre in Australia, the growing Sunshine Coast population will require more than just nurses, midwives and paramedics to meet its health care needs.

The new Sunshine Coast University Hospital and Kawana health precinct is the largest current health infrastructure investment in Australia and is expected to bring 3500 jobs for health professionals to the region.

Equip yourself with the skills to take advantage of these career opportunities with one of our new health care degrees.

Bachelor of Health Science (Prosthetics and Orthotics)

If you have an interest in health science, the Bachelor of Health Science (Prosthetics and Orthotics) is a new and unique program gives you the chance to change people’s lives for the better. It’s the only one of its kind in Queensland and it’s on your doorstep at USC. Design a new life for yourself and others.

Apply now for Semester 1, 2017.

Health and Community Care Management

One of Australia’s first tertiary qualifications in aged or community care management in now available in your own backyard. Get the skills and knowledge to manage services in the health and community care sector, which is rapidly changing as the population ages and the focus on care within the home and community expands. In the Bachelor of Health and Community Care Management you’ll learn to analyse health care trends, manage human resources, provide workplace training, and coordinate complex care situations.

Health science

Prepare yourself to address the various health and well-being issues affecting our community with a Bachelor of Health Science. With specialisations available in Applied Health Promotion, Applied Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Public Health, Health Communication, Prosthetics and Orthotics, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, you’ll be able to customise your education to suit your future career goals.

At USC, it's your time to shine.

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