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Human health 

Health is one of Australia’s fastest-growing sectors
The health sector is looking for a new type of graduate. Technological transformations in healthcare are opening up new career opportunities, our medical science and health graduates are in great demand.

Human health courses at Sydney 

Choose a specialist health degree or a health-related program, major, minor or electives within your degree.

Specialist courses

Undergraduate courses


Programs and majors available in these courses:

Most majors are also available as minors.
*Available in Bachelor of Science (Health) degrees only.

Postgraduate coursework 

Postgraduate research

To find a potential supervisor visit Research Supervisor Connect.

What is human health?

Health is one of Australia's fastest growing employment sectors. Graduates who understand the nature of the health problems global communities face, or would like to design effective healthcare approaches for an increasingly consumer-driven, ageing population, are in high demand.

Why study human health with us?

Innovative approaches to health and disease mean the broad medical and health sciences sectors are expanding and our graduates are in demand. Studying human health at the University of Sydney will provide you with the essential foundations for a rewarding career in improving the health of individuals and communities.

Where can human health take you?

Our graduates can be found in many settings and roles, including:

  • medical administrator
  • pathologist
  • histologist
  • physiologist
  • microbiologist
  • biochemist
  • biomedical device designer
  • careers in the pharmaceutical industry
  • careers in the government sector
  • accredited dietitian
  • nutritional research
  • health promotion
  • health policy
  • project management
  • case management
  • consultancy
  • logistics and procurement
  • insurance
  • business development
  • marketing
  • public relations
  • medical sciences researcher
  • doctor
  • dentist
  • pharmacist

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