Faculty of Health, Arts and Design

Department of Health Professions


The Department of Health Professions teaches health professional preparation courses. All our programs are accredited by external professional bodies and recognised throughout Australia. 

Each course combines practical theoretical study with professional placement activities. Our graduates develop specialist occupational skills and advanced inter-professional skills and abilities. Students will also explore the potential of health technology within their profession and the use of 'big' data in health and design. 

Our teaching staff use a variety of engaging, innovative pedagogical approaches throughout the curriculum. Students undertake problem based learning, online modules, podcasts and face-to-face skills classes.

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Professional recognition

All students are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) once they enrol in the program. Upon graduation students are eligible to apply for registration to practice in their respective health profession.

The Master of Occupational Therapy program has been awarded provisional accreditation by the Occupational Therapy Council (Australia & New Zealand) Ltd.