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OP and selection rank thresholds are only a guide, based on the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2020. Courses may be harder or easier to get into each year, depending on their popularity and how many places we have available - it's about supply and demand.

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 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