Whether a health degree at Murdoch is the start of your career or a step forward in your current career, you'll learn the skills to turn your thoughts into actions. It's an open-minded attitude that's led our free-thinkers to develop programs that improve the mental health of new parents in indigenous communities, discover how exercise impacts Alzheimer's patients and find the link between ticks and the mysterious Lyme disease.
Where could a health degree take you?
New treatments require new thinking. That’s why we offer evidence-based healthcare degrees, encouraging our students to re-think the way society approaches global health challenges. You’ll combine the power of science and creativity to learn new ways of improving patients’ lives, both in and out of clinical environments. With a health degree, you can pursue careers including public health, community health and the private sector.
Gain experience in our state-of-the-art clinical teaching wards and simulation suites.
Work with real clients
Work with real clients across Murdoch's on-campus counselling and chiropractic clinics and in community-focused exercise science practicals.
Why study health at Murdoch?
You could treat chiropractic patients, complete a placement at our counselling service or work with patients in our psychology clinic. Learn nursing in high-tech clinical teaching wards and simulation suites. Train with equipment used by elite athletes in our $4-million sports science facility. Or discover unique psychometric test material as a psychology student.
Study nursing and receive five-star rated student support, along with the highest median starting salary out of any university in WA. Or, study sports science with a program ranked amongst the best in the world.
Explore our health courses
Experience world-class learning in a supportive environment as you become a Registered Nurse.
Make a difference to how people move by diagnosing, treating and preventing pain.