School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Welcome to the School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences. Our career-oriented courses are designed to help you be what you want to be. You will have access to dedicated and enthusiastic staff with a range of experiences and expertise, including working in or with industry, leading applied research projects, clinical supervision and practice, and teaching and consulting. As well as guiding you through the learning experience, they will help you find resources and build networks to enable you to move towards your chosen career.
We can help you to follow a variety of career pathways including accident forensics; psychology; safety science; and a number of health professions. We deliver a broad spectrum of courses in the fields of agricultural science, environmental science, exercise and sports science, health science, medical imaging, medical science, medical sonography and paramedic science. The School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences also offers a range of vocational training options including beauty services; fitness, sport and recreation; hairdressing; health support and services; horticulture; laboratory skills and sampling and measuring; and workplace health and safety and safety investigation.
Through our courses, you will develop a range of marketable and transferable skills which will be of great use to you in the future, no matter which career path you follow.
Our highly qualified and experienced staff are great teachers, educators and researchers which means that your educational experience will be second to none. Our facilities include health clinics, salons, science laboratories, exercise suites and agricultural field sites which all add essential practical experience to our courses. Our research activities focus on national research priorities that are important for social, environmental and economic well-being, both nationally and globally. A majority of our research is conducted in partnership with local, state and federal governments, industry and other organisations with a particular focus on regional needs.
Please take the time to explore our website and discover what the School has to offer you in both coursework and research programs.
Professor Sally Ferguson BSc(hons), MA, PhD
Dean, School of Health, Medical & Applied Sciences