Faculty of Health Sciences

Our staff and students strive to improve the lives of others through the provision of world-leading health care. Everything we do at the Faculty of Health Sciences is guided by the values of excellence, dignity and engagement.

When you study with us, you'll go beyond the theory.  Many of our courses have a clinical component where you will be able to apply your skills in the real world through professional experience with some of our many partners, or in our own health clinics.  Under the guidance of experts in their fields, you'll deliver health services to students, staff and the wider community.

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Our schools

Faculty of Health Science schools

School of Allied Health

Improve the lives of others with a postgraduate or undergraduate degree in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work or speech pathology. Learn from practitioners and gain hands-on experience through work-integrated learning opportunities out in the real world.

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School of Behavioural and Health Sciences

Combine classroom learning with practical experience to develop the analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills you’ll need for a career in behavioural and health sciences. You’ll learn from staff who are practitioners and clinicians actively involved in professional associations and community service, and you'll have the chance to practise with our network of industry partners.

Learn more about the School of Behavioural and Health Sciences

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

Our degrees in nursing, midwifery and paramedicine are designed with the input of industry to develop in the skills and compassion required for a rewarding career in health care. Learn from leaders in the field and put what you learn into practice with real-world clinical placements. 

Learn more about the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

ACU's Professor Michelle Campbell

“Our faculty is deeply engaged with industry, government and the community and promotes a professional and supportive environment in which students can pursue their studies with well-qualified and enthusiastic staff.

“Our graduates provide quality healthcare to everyone with a commitment to standing up for people in need and causes that matter.”

Professor Michelle Campbell
Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

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Work-integrated learning

To prepare you for your future, many of our degrees include practical placements and workplace learning opportunities with some of our 3000 industry partners. 

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Meet our faculty team

Meet our teaching, support and research staff, many of whom are practising clinicians and bring real-life experience to the lecture room. 

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Prizes and awards

Work hard and you could earn a faculty prize or award. Learn what prizes are available for your course, and how your efforts could get recognised.

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Contact us

Need to contact the faculty or find us on campus? Let us point you in the right direction. 

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Find a course

It’s important to find a course that’s right for you. Search our health sciences courses to see what we have to offer.

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Our research

Find out how our research is improving the lives of individuals, and explore opportunities for partnerships and higher degree research. 

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