Why Study With Us?
Do you have a passion for healthcare?
Whether it’s at a regional, rural, national or global level, we equip our students to graduate as practitioners and health professionals ready to navigate society’s healthcare challenges now and into the future. The 2017 Good Universities Guide has given UOW a 5 Star rating for student retention, learner engagement, skill development and student support (Awards & Rankings).
Learn more from flexible degrees
Expand your knowledge, develop your skills and pursue chosen healthcare profession. Choose from our courses offered across the health spectrum: Explore our course offerings here.
We are passionate about teaching
Our staff have a world of knowledge and experience, and they are keen to pass it on to you. We use the latest educational learning technologies to expand your knowledge and show what we are talking about. Our staff care about you, your progress and your future. That’s why the 2017 Good Universities Guide has given UOW a 5 Star rating for overall quality, learning resources and teaching quality (Awards & Rankings).
Practice your skills while you study
Our Clinical and Practical placements get you out into the work environment early, and allow you to apply your learning in real world settings. You’ll refine and develop your career aspirations while making the transition from training to employment confidently. That’s why UOW is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world for the quality of our graduates, ranking in the 151-200 band in the 2017 QS Graduate Employability Rankings (Awards & Rankings).
Get professional accreditation
Our professional degrees are accredited by relevant professional bodies which means you will graduate with a qualification recognised around Australia, and in some cases throughout the world. The following courses are externally accredited:
- Bachelor of Exercise Science and Rehabilitation
- Bachelor of Exercise Science
- Doctor of Medicine
- Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)
- Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Global partnerships and world-class facilities
UOW has a global reputation for quality, innovative research and strong industry partnerships. Our research success is underpinned by world leading research and teaching facilities. As a student of the School of Medicine you will enjoy our beautiful campuses, as well as having access to these facilities:
- Anatomy Laboratory
- Biomechanics Research Laboratory (BRL)
- Cardiovascular Physiology and Nutrition Laboratory
- Exercise and Applied Cardiovascular Physiology Laboratory
- Food Trials Laboratory
- Thermal Physiology Laboratory
- Whole Room Calorimeter