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Health sciences and allied health

Play an important role in shaping the future of healthcare
As allied health professionals, our graduates are changing the health landscape and working to improve health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities worldwide.

What can I study?

Our teaching and research activities are undertaken across the following disciplines:

Why study health sciences at Sydney? 

  • You'll gain real-world, hands-on training through clinical placements within our extensive network of clinical partners.
  • You'll learn from highly respected practitioners, clinicians and researchers.
  • With a multidisciplinary focus, we prepare graduates with generalist and specialist healthcare knowledge and skills.
  • Our research ranks "well above world class" (Excellence in Research for Australia level 5).
  • You will learn in our new Susan Wakil Health Building at Camperdown campus, a world-class facility with purpose-built laboratories, simulation spaces and on-site health clinics. 

Exercise Sport Science study working with patient

Careers in allied health

Allied health professional work with the wider healthcare team to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities by applying specialised knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat a range of conditions and illnesses.

Our graduates work in many different settings and roles, including:

  • advocacy
  • hospitals
  • mental health and aged care services
  • private practice
  • policy making
  • research
  • youth and community centres.