Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health

Course Description

In this field, students graduate with a thorough knowledge of human health and the Australian health care system. Five Australian universities are ranked in the world’s top 50 schools for medicine. Australian health system is one of the best in the world.

  • Health care and social assistance is Australia’s largest and fastest growing working industry
  • Australia’s top employing occupation for professionals is nursing

What is medicine, nursing and allied health?

In this field, students graduate with a thorough knowledge of human health and the Australian health care system. Students will learn how to problem-solve, communicate and adapt to working in a variety of dynamic health and medical environments, restoring the physical and mental wellbeing of humans.

Inside the medicine, nursing and allied health field, students will learn the theory and practice of industries such as:

  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Health informatics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech pathology
  • Exercise physiology
  • Occupational therapy

Undergraduate course:

An undergraduate degree in this field will provide students with a broad understanding of the various aspects of human health. Common courses on offer include health science, biomedicine, sport psychology, speech pathology, nutrition and dietetics. almost all courses in this field students undergo work placements to get practical work experience in an Australian health care facility.

For students wanting to apply in the medicine, dentistry, occupational therapy, speech pathology or language therapy area, an International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) is often a requirement into this field.

Postgraduate/research course:

Postgraduate and research degrees in this field will provide students with a high level of skills and knowledge so students can specialise in an area or field of their choice. A Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a common postgraduate degree in this field of study.

What could my future look like?

Leaving an Australian institution with a qualification in this field means students will have the skills and knowledge to address the world’s most challenging health care issues.

Students will be in demand by research and health care institutions around the world as courses in Australia are designed to make students job-ready and prepared for one of the challenges to face with latest knowledge and technology.

Pathway to Australian Permanent Residency

Health related occupations are listed consistently in the Skilled Occupations. Registered Nurse and Doctors always are in high demand. An Australian qualification in this industry, not only open your migration opportunity to Australia, but it also guarantees a handsome salary in Australian standard.

Visa options:

186 - Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)

189 - Skilled Independent (subclass 189)

190 - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)

407 - Training visa (subclass 407)

491 - Skilled Work Regional (subclass 491)

494 - Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (subclass 494)

485 - Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) - Graduate Work

482 - Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482)