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Graduate entry master's degrees in health

Gain a professional health qualification in just two years

Whether you want to change your career direction, gain a new professional qualification or pursue a passion, the University of Sydney’s graduate entry master’s courses will help you get there.

What is a graduate entry master’s degree?

A graduate entry master's (GEM) is an intensive study program that focuses on creating health professionals that are work-ready. You will graduate with a professional qualification in just two years and will have the leadership capabilities, clinical skills and human understanding needed to make a big difference in the lives of individuals and communities in Australia and around the world.

What can you study?

Who is eligible?

The graduate entry master's programs are available to you if you already have an undergraduate degree in any discipline (please note, however, that individual courses have specific entry requirements). Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds, from commerce and arts to science.

“I came to speech pathology after initially undertaking an undergraduate degree in fashion and textile design. Speech pathology appealed to me as I felt I could be both challenged intellectually, and help others on a daily basis.”

Catherine Grace Way, Master of Speech Language Pathology graduate.

4 reasons postgraduate study in health might be right for you


Career change

Many of our students have already been in the workforce and are looking to make a career change into the health sector. With our degrees, you will graduate with a professional qualification in two years.


Growing areas, great opportunities

Across the world, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals are in constant demand. In Australia, the health sector makes up about 10 percent of the workforce. This figure grows every year, so your career prospects are excellent.


Flexible careers

With access to teaching and research across all the health professions, you will gain unique perspectives and experiences to prepare you for a diverse range of careers in healthcare, both in Australia and abroad. Flexible work practices, such as changing hours or patterns of work, are often available.


Invest in yourself

Your skills, learning, talents and attributes - or human capital - are the key to your earning potential. A graduate entry master’s is an investment in your future self.

Are you ready for a career in health?

Hear from our current students and recent graduates about their experiences studying a graduate entry master's degree

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