Through our clinical technology courses, you will learn anatomy, physiology, how to use the latest medical devices, and develop the skills to critically analyse medical data. 

Swinburne is the only undergraduate provider in Australia that focuses on the medical technology used in hospitals and monitoring environments such as analytical and research laboratories. 

Our clinical technology degree provides you with hands-on laboratory training in heart and brain monitoring, as well as medical imaging, to ensure you have the skills required to create a positive impact on people’s lives — from the day you enter the industry.

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  • Swinburne Health Science student, Eva-Louise smiling while on placement at MonashHeart,

    Eva-Louise's placement story

    Monash Heart

    Eva-Louise was trained to perform and interpret ECG tests, worked in a lab and gained exposure to clinical technologies in industry settings. 

  • "I learned how to perform different diagnostic cardiac tests, how to interpret these results and independently write official diagnostic reports… [And,] at the end of my placement, I was invited to continue my work throughout the remainder of my study and after graduation."

    Morgan , Studying Clinical Technologies

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

  • "My favourite part of studying at Swinburne was the active-learning environment. I was able to apply my theoretical and practical skills while completing my placement as a trainee scientist in respiratory medicine at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. This experience has already proven invaluable."

    Emre , Studying Clinical Technologies

The Clinical Technologies major within the Bachelor of Health Science is endorsed by the Association of Neurophysiology Technologists of Australia (ANTA).

ANTA is a national, professional association established to meet the needs of individuals employed as neurophysiological scientists and technologists in hospitals and private practice across Australia.

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