Are you caring, yet analytical? Do you love helping people, and want to help fight disease? You might be suited to a career in health.
Health professionals combine the powers of science and creativity to help improve patients’ lives, whether behind the scenes in laboratory medicine or biomedical science, or hands-on as a nurse or chiropractor. With a career in health, you’ll directly impact the lives of people, making it a rewarding choice for anyone who wants to make a difference in the world.
Health: the top growing industry in Australia
The health sector is set to be the top growth industry in Australia over the next five years. By 2025 there are expected to be an extra 789,000 jobs for health professionals, making now a great time to get into the industry. A uni degree is the perfect place to start, with 50 per cent of jobs in the health care industry requiring at least an undergraduate degree.
International student Mehtab chose to study health at Murdoch in order to help others.
“I went through a good research process before I decided to commence my degree at Murdoch.
“Murdoch is helping me to develop the skills I need to save lives. I think the nursing course at Murdoch is excellent. It is a well-structured course that develops critical thinking within its students.
Learn more about studying at Murdoch as an international student.
We have a variety of health-related degrees to suit a range of interests, including:
- sport and exercise science
- laboratory medicine
- forensic biology and toxicology
- criminal behaviour
- chiropractic science
- biomedical science
- food science and nutrition
One of the best things about studying a degree in health at Murdoch is you’re able to learn in real-life scenarios, and there’s plenty of opportunities available on campus. These include our:
With industry-standard experience our health students graduate job-ready, which is why we experience fantastic rates of graduate employment.