The Faculty of Health offers a wide range of courses in the fields of psychology, sport, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, social work, occupational therapy, public health and health promotion, health sciences, optometry, medical imaging and medicine.
Our teaching programs prepare students for careers where they can promote physical activity and optimal nutrition. The School offers a wide variety of courses in exercise and sports science, food and nutrition sciences at undergraduate level, and human nutrition, dietetics and clinical exercise physiology at postgraduate level.
We offer undergraduate courses in health sciences, public health and health promotion, social work, and occupational therapy; and postgraduate courses in public health, health economics, health and human services management, health promotion, child play therapy, and social work. The School aims to enhance individual and population health and wellbeing through innovative research and dedicated and inspired teaching.
The goal of the medical school is to contribute to the improvement of the health and wellbeing of Australians. We offer courses in medicine surgery, medical imaging, and optometry. All courses offer relevant industry experience.
Studying psychology at Deakin gives you entry into one of the fastest growing and most diverse professional fields. Deakin offers professionally accredited psychology courses at all campuses as well as providing cloud (online) study options. Students learn from enthusiastic teachers and internationally recognised researchers, as well as having the opportunity to take part in relevant work experience.
The School of Nursing and Midwifery is dedicated to providing undergraduate and postgraduate courses that reflect the current practice imperatives of contemporary nursing and midwifery practice.
Courses offered by the School aim to produce graduates who are well prepared to meet the challenges of a dynamic health care system.