About Health sciences

Choose from a wide range of programs such as audiology, nursing, physiotherapy, social work, speech pathology and optometry and vision sciences.

Learn in our state-of-the-art facilities in the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, from a network of skilled professionals in leading researchers and hospitals.

Undertake clinical education and fieldwork placements giving you invaluable practical experience.

Discover how to become a speech pathologist

Speech pathologists may work as a sole therapist or as part of a larger interdisciplinary team (physiotherapists, occupational therapists, doctors, audiologists and psychologists).

Looking for personalised advice?

Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study at the University of Melbourne

A meaningful career

A meaningful career

Our programs in audiology, nursing, physiotherapy, social work, speech pathology and optometry will each give you the clinical placements to make a difference in people’s lives from day one.

Industry engagement

Industry engagement

Benefit from strong interdisciplinary collaborations across the University, and our hospital and research institute partners.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Learn from academics doing groundbreaking research across health fields.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

Working alongside clinicians devoted to making a meaningful impact on others’ lives on placements continue to inspire me in my everyday life.

Sibin Matthew – Doctor of Physiotherapy

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Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.