Health a university for the real world

School of Public Health and Social Work

School of Public Health and Social Work

About our School

Through our research, teaching, and community and industry partnerships, the School of Public Health and Social Work strives for a healthy, fair and inclusive society.

We focus on the prevention of disease and illness, the promotion of better health and well-being, the improvement of health systems and services and the provision of quality social support.

Our work is embedded in the principles of social and environmental justice and human rights.

Hilary Bambrick, climate advocate

Study with us

Lecturers with real-world experience. Facilities and industry partners to help you achieve your goals.

Undergraduate courses

Postgraduate courses


Gain real-world experience and credit towards your degree.

Work experience

Go global

Study abroad or take an international work placement.

International opportunities


Prepare for the real world with practical learning experiences.

Real-world learning


Scholarships, expert career advice, study help and peer mentors.

Scholarships and support

Real world success

Dr Lisa Stafford is a social scientist, human geographer and social planner whose passion is in inclusive communities. She was recently awarded the highly competitive Australian Research Council – DECRA Fellowship 2019 for her project exploring inclusive community planning for people with disabilities in regional areas.

Joanne Clarke, violence prevention researcher

Jen Kaighin, award-winning teacher

Award-winning teaching

With experience in industry and research, our lecturers and tutors know how to build your knowledge and skills to ensure you are career-ready.

Our people

More research expertise. More teaching experience.

Better results.

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