Created Date:

1 Apr 2021

[UC] Why study health UC

Build a rewarding future


Start your career in Health with a degree from one of Australia’s leading universities for health education. Study in world-class facilities including the on-campus UC Hospital, Canberra Specialist Medical Centre, Community Health Hub and leading research institutes.


Get a taste for real-world careers while you study through clinical placements within our health precincts and with close industry partners in the ACT and surrounding region. This career-focused approach to health education will ensure you graduate ready to secure a successful career in one of Australia’s fastest-growing industries.



Why study health UC


We’re #1 in the ACT


For full-time employment and median salary in health services and support.

2021, Good Universities Guide


State-of-the-art facilities


Gain access to the latest cutting-edge technology through UC Hospital, Community Health Hub and Canberra Specialist Medical Centre.


Real-world experiences


Gain hands-on experience from day one with practical learning at the heart of all our degrees


Industry connected


Thanks to our close industry partners, connect with leading health organisations and graduate with an edge.



Learn more about our areas of study


Allied health


From pharmacists, optometrists and radiographers to physiotherapists and everything in between, follow your passion and choose from a dynamic range of health professions. Studying Allied Health will help you gain the skills to make a difference in people’s lives and address the future health needs of Australia and the world.


Gain practical experience through fully supervised placements including the UC Health Clinic, where you’ll provide affordable health services to the Canberra community. You’ll graduate with the essential clinical skills and experience to meet the evolving challenges of the health sector.



#1 in Australia for graduate employment

Rehabilitation study area

2021, Good Universities Guide



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Nursing and midwifery


Pursue a lifelong career full of passion and purpose. Gain hands-on experience through our simulated nursing labs and UC Hospital, right here on campus. Benefit from over 1,000 hours of practical placements from your first year across a range of healthcare settings including hospitals, healthcare centres, and private practices throughout the ACT and beyond.


Accredited through the Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council, you’ll graduate as a registered nurse or midwife ready for a rewarding career in one of Australia’s fastest-growing industries.



#1 in Australia for graduate employment

Postgraduate nursing degrees

2019, ComparEd


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Postgraduate


If you’re looking to elevate your career or a change of direction we have a range of postgraduate degrees in Health to help achieve your goals. Choose from a full Masters degree to develop a strong depth of understanding, or for a faster qualification consider completing a shorter Graduate Certificate or Diploma.



#1 in the ACT

For starting salary for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

2021, Good Universities Guide



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