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Guide to Research Degrees
With world-class facilities, outstanding teachers and rewarding placements in leading health institutions, our degrees are industry-recognised and your gateway to a world of career opportunities.
Prepare for a rewarding career in pathology and diagnostics, and positively influence the welfare of patients. You’ll work to solve today and tomorrow’s health issues and build your skills through exciting placement opportunities.
With options to combine your studies with psychology or nutrition, specialise in exercise and sports science, and pursue further study in teaching, your opportunities are endless.
Make a difference to the lives of patients, assisting them to manage physical constraints, optimise their lifestyles and actively participate in society.
Build your knowledge across the diverse area of medical science and help solve key health challenges of the 21st century.
With awareness of food and nutrition importance high, our graduates are in strong industry demand.
Train for a career in physiotherapy practice and work with patients to prevent and overcome movement disorders across sports and musculoskeletal conditions.
Formulate a difference in healthcare and make a positive contribution to the patient journey. You’ll gain practical experience through diverse industry placements and learn in our state-of-the-art, purpose-built facilities.
Work with patients to maximise their mobility and improve foot function. You’ll diagnose and treat disorders of the foot and lower limb, and build your clinical skills through significant placement opportunities.
Enter the progressive and rapidly growing medical radiation field, specialising in areas such as medical imaging, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and sonography.
Enter the increasingly complex healthcare industry and develop specialised skills for a range of applied non-clinical roles.
Honours is available to students who have completed a relevant bachelor degree.
With an emphasis on outcomes-based research aimed at improving health, we provide a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment where students are encouraged to explore their own ideas under the supervision of some of Australia's leading scientists.
UniSA has a long tradition of supporting health students and professionals through short courses and professional development.
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What type of future student are you? Are you a High School or TAFE graduate, postgraduate student, adult entry, indigenous or international student?
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Check out our 'Active Careers' Guide to Human Movement Programs to find out the diverse places a human movement degree from UniSA can take you.
Check out our Science Careers in Health guide to careers in pharmacy and medical science and find out where a pharmacy or medical science degree can take you.
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