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Patient care

Working with patients means making a real and tangible difference to people's lives. We'll make sure you're fully prepared for your future as a practising health professional with extensive practical placements and hands-on experience right from the start of your studies. You'll learn from the best teachers: your patients. Choose your specialisation from our large range of health disciplines.

Undergraduate courses

Single degrees

Take the first step towards becoming a psychologist or work in fields where knowledge of human behaviour is important. Complete placements to match your career goals.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
034136C

Assess, prescribe and deliver exercise programs to help clients. Graduate with 500 hours of professional placement.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
070085K

Collect, maintain and manage data to improve health services. Queensland’s only health information management course offers industry placements during your study.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077705G

Prepare for a career as a radiographer. You’ll be taught by registered radiographers and gain supervised clinical experience from your first year.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point

CRICOS
080484A

Learn from some of Australia’s most respected nursing experts. Access purpose-built facilities, technology and equipment, and complete 840 hours of placement.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
003501K

If you have a completed degree in another area, we’ll recognise your prior learning so you can complete your Bachelor of Nursing sooner.

Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
003501K

Flexible course allows you to explore career opportunities. Develop your skills with a real project improving health outcomes and work alongside other professionals.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077703K

Be taught by industry leaders and gain hands-on experience with real clients in QUT Health Clinics. Graduates are in demand.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
080482C

Complete extensive placements with the Queensland Ambulance Service. Learn from experienced staff, use current industry equipment and undertake emergency training.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

If you have a completed degree in health or medical science, we’ll recognise your prior learning so you can complete your paramedic science degree sooner.

Duration
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

Develop your skills in labs and simulation facilities that mimic the pharmacy environment. More than 500 hours of professional placement from your first year.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • Gardens Point

CRICOS
089126F

Diagnose and treat foot and lower limb conditions. You’ll undertake more than 1000 hours of clinical placement and the employment opportunities are excellent.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077686F

If you have already completed a health-related degree, we’ll recognise your prior learning so you can complete your Bachelor of Podiatry sooner.

Duration
  • 2.5 years full-time
  • 2.5 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077686F

A rewarding career in cancer treatment and patient care. Queensland’s only radiation therapy degree offers professional placements from your first year.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point

Engage with individuals, families and communities to identify strategies for change. Be taught by experienced social workers and complete 1000 hours of placement.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
063034B

Prepare for a career as an accredited sports scientist or exercise scientist. Complete 280 hours of professional placement.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
093231D

We offer the only optometry training in Queensland. Work with real patients in the QUT Optometry Clinic. Complete placement in Australia or overseas.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
065380A

Double degrees

Combine psychology and business for a career as a market researcher, human resources manager or training and development consultant.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
060816G

Combine psychology and justice to work in policy development, criminal justice institutions, rehabilitation and family services.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
076302B

Combine psychology and law for a career in legal, corporate, government, mental health or clinical health environments, or as the first step towards a career as a registered psychologist.

Duration
  • 5.5 years full-time
  • 5.5 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
083021G

Combine psychology and social work to work in community services, counselling and family-centred intervention, mental health services, drug and alcohol intervention, or disability services.

Duration
  • 5 years full-time
  • 5 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
065387E

Combine nursing and psychology to work as a nurse in emergency, mental health, palliative care, or cancer departments, or as the first step towards a career as a registered psychologist.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
065615J

Combine study in nursing and paramedic science for greater career flexibility as a registered nurse and/or ambulance paramedic.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

Combine nursing and public health to work in areas such as nursing, Indigenous health, community health, or developing programs to improve population health.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077687E

Honours

Duration
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 year full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
061159E

Working with real patients means making a real and tangible difference to people's lives. We'll make sure you're fully prepared for your future as a practising health professional with extensive practical placements and hands-on experience right from the start of your studies. You'll learn from the best teachers: your patients. Choose your specialisation from our large range of practical health disciplines.

Postgraduate courses

Graduate certificates

Duration
  • 6 months full-time
Delivery
  • Online
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 6 months full-time
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove

Graduate diplomas

Duration
  • 2 years part-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 2 years part-time
Delivery
  • External

Masters

Duration
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
  • 1.5 years full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
096267A
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
052769J
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
096589E
Duration
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 2 years part-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
065379E
Duration
  • 1.5 - 2 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
095410G
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
053489J
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
093236K

Doctoral

Duration
  • 3 - 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
006367J

Community and public health

You'll make a difference by exploring population-level health initiatives and innovations. Address global problems across public health, nutrition and sport and exercise, or support communities through social work and human services.

Undergraduate courses

Undergraduate Certificates

Develop foundational knowledge and skills in the field of healthcare with a focus on Nursing. Use this course as a taster to help you decide further study options and career pathways.

Duration
  • 6 months full-time
  • 12 months part-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

Single degrees

Collect, maintain and manage data to improve health services. Queensland’s only health information management course offers industry placements during your study.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077705G

Support individuals, families or communities experiencing adversity. Choose subjects that match your interests. Complete 550 hours of professional experience.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
058285C

Learn from some of Australia’s most respected nursing experts. Access purpose-built facilities, technology and equipment, and complete 840 hours of placement.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
003501K

If you have a completed degree in another area, we’ll recognise your prior learning so you can complete your Bachelor of Nursing sooner.

Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
003501K

Flexible course allows you to explore career opportunities. Develop your skills with a real project improving health outcomes and work alongside other professionals.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077703K

Be taught by industry leaders and gain hands-on experience with real clients in QUT Health Clinics. Graduates are in demand.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
080482C

Complete extensive placements with the Queensland Ambulance Service. Learn from experienced staff, use current industry equipment and undertake emergency training.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

If you have a completed degree in health or medical science, we’ll recognise your prior learning so you can complete your paramedic science degree sooner.

Duration
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

Develop initiatives to improve the health and wellbeing of populations. Choose subjects to match your career goals and complete 185 hours of professional placement.

Duration
  • 3 years full-time
  • 6 years part-time
  • 3 years full-time
Delivery
  • Online
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077691J

Engage with individuals, families and communities to identify strategies for change. Be taught by experienced social workers and complete 1000 hours of placement.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
063034B

Double degrees

Combine psychology and social work to work in community services, counselling and family-centred intervention, mental health services, drug and alcohol intervention, or disability services.

Duration
  • 5 years full-time
  • 5 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
065387E

Combine communication and nutrition studies to promote healthy lifestyle choices and prevent diet-related disease through mass communication.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
096580C

Combine communication and public health to promote healthy lifestyle choices, prevent the spread of disease and improve education.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
096581B

Combine creative industries and human services for careers in youth or disability arts, rehabilitation in corrective services, or community and cultural development.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
058291E

Combine human services with business for careers in areas such as staff recruitment and management or promotion of community service programs.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
088346B

Combine human services and justice for careers in policy development, child and family services, Indigenous community work, customs services or criminology research.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
058290F

Combine human services and public health for roles delivering support programs in government, NGOs, community and advocacy groups, and not-for-profit organisations.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
094204K

Combine study in nursing and paramedic science for greater career flexibility as a registered nurse and/or ambulance paramedic.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

Combine nursing and public health to work in areas such as nursing, Indigenous health, community health, or developing programs to improve population health.

Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
077687E

You'll make a difference by exploring population-level health initiatives and innovations. Address global problems across public health, nutrition and sport and exercise, or support communities through social work and human services.

Postgraduate courses

Graduate certificates

Duration
  • 6 months full-time
Delivery
  • Online
Delivery
  • Online

Become a leader in the implementation, adoption, and meaningful use of digital health systems.

Duration
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • Online
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
  • 6 months full-time
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 6 months full-time
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 1 year part-time
  • 6 months full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
027285D
Duration
  • 6 months full-time
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 1 year part-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove

Graduate diplomas

Duration
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 year full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
061302C

Health care managers focus on coordinating health services in order to provide better outcomes for patients and local communities. If you are interested in ensuring that health care is accessible and delivered in an efficient and socially responsible manner, then a career in health management may be for you.

Duration
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Delivery
  • Online
Duration
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 year full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
065614K
Duration
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 year full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
061160A
Duration
  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 year full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
020306E

Masters

Duration
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
  • 1.5 years full-time
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
096267A
Duration
  • 2 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
  • 2 years full-time
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove

CRICOS
096589E
Duration
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 3 years part-time
Delivery
  • Online

Stand out from the crowd with a combination of skills in leadership, complex problem solving and stakeholder management. Move your career in the right direction with a specialisation in emergency and disaster management, health law, health policy and planning, or quality and patient safety.

Duration
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
  • 1.5 years full-time
  • 4 years part-time
Delivery
  • Online
Delivery
  • Online