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Our health degrees will give you plenty of hands-on experience in fieldwork placements and in our clinics. You could become a valuable member of a healthcare team, working in hospitals, emergency services, general practices, superclinics or private healthcare. Studying a degree in health can lead to a rewarding career where you can make a real difference to people's lives.


With a breadth of research activity, the Faculty of Health Sciences works across disciplines and beyond the University, connecting the brightest minds to find innovative solutions to the world's greatest health challenges.

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Our programs of research

The Faculty of Health Sciences facilitates high-quality translational health research focused on 10 broad programs of research. They include:

  • Biomolecular Interactions and Drug Discovery in Chronic Conditions
  • Healthy Environment and Behaviours
  • Health Information and Genomics
  • Human Movement and Rehabilitation
  • Lifespan - Development and Ageing
  • Metabolic Health
  • Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • Pathogenesis and Management of Disease
  • Research into Teaching and Learning Towards Better Health
  • Vulnerable Populations

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If you don't meet our entry requirements, there are still plenty of ways to gain entry to Curtin.

Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health

This one-year course will give you a solid understanding of science and maths, and can help you qualify for Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Engineering and other science degrees. Learn about the Enabling Course for Science, Engineering and Health.

UniReady Enabling Program

If you don't think you'll meet Curtin's entry requirements, you can still qualify for a range of Business, Humanities and Health Sciences courses after completing the UniReady Enabling Program.

StepUp to Curtin Scheme

Stepup grants bonus ATAR points based on your circumstances or location, and could help make you eligible for admission into Curtin courses. Learn about StepUp to Curtin.

Our other enabling courses are:

Other ways to get into Curtin include: