The School of Health Sciences is one of three Schools within the Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences. The School of Health Sciences offers courses of study in a diverse range of health-related discipline areas:
Our programs allow students to choose professionally accredited courses that focus on developing discipline-specific knowledge and skills, or courses that provide a more broadly based University education in human health.
We actively encourage students to become involved in research opportunities throughout the School and University, and encourage the pursuit of postgraduate research opportunities through Master of Science (Research) and PhD programs.
All courses are underpinned by a strong commitment to scientific principles, and access to state-of-the-art teaching facilities including our
To compliment the academic courses, the School’s dynamic research environment boasts cutting edge facilities, which are staffed by internationally renowned researchers, with research ranging from molecular biology to animal studies and human intervention trials.
The University supports two Strategic Research Initiatives lead by academic members of the School, including the
Other research laboratories of excellence within the School include
News & Media
Mark Solomons, a member of the School of Health Sciences first MSC Occupational Hygiene Practice graduating class (2010) recently took out the coveted Dräger Safety Pacific Young Hygienist Award. He will attend the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) conference in 2013 with associated visits to Europe. Mark is a Senior Occupational Hygienist at BHP Billiton Roxby Downs Olympic Dam and was also the first UOW MSc OHP graduate to gain Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH) status in 2011.