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Medical & Health Sciences

Open the door to a truly rewarding career as you explore ways to improve the physical and mental health of both humans and animals.

Studying Medical & Health Sciences in Perth

Are you passionate about helping, healing, and making a positive impact on others?

When you study Medical & Health Sciences, you can experience the joy of helping both humans and animals live happier, healthier lives. What could be more rewarding than that?

With a range of courses available to study at leading Perth institutions, you’re one step closer to a rewarding career as a professional in health-related industries.

What is Medical & Health Sciences?

Your studies in this field will provide you with a thorough understanding of human health and the Australian healthcare system.

Throughout your training, you will gain problem-solving and communication skills, as well as adapting to a range of dynamic health and medical environments.

Student stories

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"I feel confident about getting a job due to the knowledge and experience I have gained."
"Perth is one of the safest cities in the world and is a vibrant multicultural society."
"I love studying at Kaplan because of the student support and engaging lecturers."

Theoretical content

As a student, you will learn the principles and practices of identifying, treating, controlling and preventing injury and diseases.

You’ll also have the opportunity to develop your understanding of what’s required to deliver preventative, curative, rehabilitative and palliative care.

The theoretical content includes:

  • Disease processes and mechanisms
  • Restoration and maintenance of health
  • Diagnosis
  • Principles and practices of public health

Fields of work

This study area comprises the following fields of work:

  • Medical Studies
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Dental Studies
  • Optical Science
  • Veterinary Studies
  • Public Health
  • Radiography
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Other Health

Potential careers

Medical & Health Sciences offer a diverse range of rewarding careers that contribute to the well-being of individuals and communities.

With a qualification from a leading international education provider, you’ll be rewarded with a broad spectrum of opportunities within the Medical & Health Sciences field.

Graduates can pursue careers as a:

  • Medical practitioner
  • Physician
  • Vet
  • Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • Medical Researcher
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist

Find a course

Where to study Medical & Health Sciences in Perth