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Medical and health sciences

For a better tomorrow

Be in-demand with a health degree from QLD's No.1 public university for skills development*.

UniSC medical and health science students undertake clinical placements, treat patients under supervision, and use cutting-edge technology to delve further into the human body than a textbook ever could. We'll also give you plenty of opportunities to get hands-on in class using industry-standard equipment so you confidently know your way around patient care when you're on placement.

We're the top ranked public university in Australia for teaching quality in Health Services and Support.* And in the field of Rehabilitation, not only are we number one in Queensland for learning resources, we're also first in Australia in graduate outcomes (full-time employment)*.

* Good Universities Guide 2023/24

Bachelor degree

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Not ready to commit to a 3 year degree?

Gain foundation skills and employment opportunities by graduating with a diploma or undergraduate certificate. While qualifications in their own right, they can also be a pathway to a bachelor and beyond.


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In the news

Medical and Health Sciences at UniSC

Degree instrumental in medical lab career success

A UniSC Medical Laboratory Science graduate has been promoted from technician to scientist at Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) within months of gaining both her associate degree and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science.

New discovery means diagnosis and support for people with rare gene anomaly

Genomics researchers have made a breakthrough discovery that could fast-track diagnosis and support for families affected by a rare genetic disorder.

Dietetics student Abbey Sullivan in North West Qld
Dietetics student takes the roads less travelled

A UniSC Dietetics student planning a series of work placements across regional Queensland in the next six months has won a $1,500 scholarship to help fund her journey of more than 2,000km.

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