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Global leaders

  • #2 in Australia 2019 QS Subject Rankings, sports-related subjects
  • #4 in the world 2019 QS Subject Rankings, sports-related subjects
Study area_

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).
  • We have world-class facilities, with purpose-built laboratories and on-site health clinics. 
  • In 2021, we will move to the purpose-built Health Precinct at Camperdown campus, which will for the first time bring multiple health disciplines together in a facility that translates research into education and clinical services.

Transition to Camperdown campus

We'll be moving to Camperdown campus in 2021. We've started the transition, and in some degrees and semesters students will have classes at both Cumberland and Camperdown campuses. Find out more.


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.
In January 2020, the Faculty of Health Sciences will join the Faculty of Medicine and Health as a school.

Faculty of Health Sciences

Phone
  • +61 1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864) (in Australia)
  • +61 2 8627 1444 (outside Australia)
  • +61 2 9351 7089 (BHS, Camperdown Campus, A22 - Old Teachers College)
Email

Student profile

Ryan Sadeque
Ryen Sadeque, Bachelor of Science (Health)
"Growing up, I always saw myself in a vocation that focused on empowering others. With this in mind, I always felt drawn towards a career in health."
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