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Medicine and health

Macquarie is a world leader in health. We’re home to MQ Health – Australia’s first fully integrated university-led health sciences centre – and the Australian Hearing Hub, both of which combine excellence in clinical care with teaching and research.

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Chiropractors are evidence-based practitioners dedicated to addressing and preventing disorders within the musculoskeletal system.

At Macquarie, you’ll explore subjects across anatomy, physiology and microbiology while gaining hands-on chiropractic experience. Learn from clinical and research experts, using purpose-built facilities.

Potential careers:

  • chiropractor
  • integrated care professional
  • rehabilitation service provider
  • researcher
  • sports injury specialist
  • health care advisor
Explore the sciences of the body and gain hands-on chiropractic experience at Macquarie. You'll learn from leading experts, using purpose-built facilities.

Study with Macquarie’s patient-centred, globally-minded, transformative approach to clinical care, teaching and medical research.

Macquarie is home to MQ Health – Australia's first fully integrated, university-led health sciences centre – where excellence in clinical care meets world-class medical education and research.

Potential careers:

  • medical doctor
  • physiotherapist
  • health and medical researcher
  • dentist
  • allied health professional
  • laboratory or medical scientist
  • pharmacologist
  • biosecurity advisor
  • genetic counsellor
  • forensic scientist
Surround yourself with world-class research and clinical care as you study to become a doctor. Medicine at Macquarie is globally-focused and transformative.

Study medical sciences surrounded by leading practitioners, researchers and health facilities, including MQ Health and the Australian Hearing Hub.

Our medical science programs are dynamic and future-focused, nurturing a passion for lifelong learning and fresh thinking about the health issues of our time. You’ll learn with world-class clinicians and facilities.

Potential careers:

  • health and medical researcher
  • allied health professional
  • laboratory or medical scientist
  • pharmacologist
  • biosecurity advisor
  • genetic counsellor
  • forensic scientist
  • physiotherapist
Surround yourself with world-class research and clinical care as you study to become a doctor. Medicine at Macquarie is globally-focused and transformative.

At Macquarie you’ll study health, public policy, and human sciences, equipping you to make a difference in others’ lives.

With a greater focus on support for the vulnerable and disadvantaged – as well as an ageing population – community and health services is the fastest-growing job sector in Australia.

Potential careers:

  • community care manager
  • community development worker
  • disability services manager
  • international aid development worker
  • community health advocate
  • health policy planner/administrator
  • health and social researcher
  • health promoter and educator
Study Community Services at Macquarie and build the health, public policy and human sciences skills to change lives in Australia's fastest-growing job sector.

A career in physiotherapy is exciting, dynamic, and provides an opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives.

At Macquarie you’ll learn with purpose-built facilities, collaborating with leading researchers and respected clinicians to promote health and wellbeing throughout the community.

Potential careers:

Physiotherapist in any health care sector and setting.

Make a real difference in people's lives through Physiotherapy. At Macquarie you'll build your skill set with top researchers, clinicians and facilities.

Studying public health at Macquarie gives you the skills to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

With the ageing population, and a greater emphasis on support for people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged, the community and health services sector is the fastest growing in Australia.

Potential careers:

  • health educator
  • researcher
  • policy developer
  • project manager
  • health advocate
  • epidemiologist
  • public health specialist
  • health data analyst
  • public health adviser
  • public health intelligence officer
Be part of the solutions to critical issues like social disadvantage and the ageing population through a career in the rapidly growing Public Health sector.

Speech, hearing and language professionals can bring the gift of communication to the community.

Help someone hear for the first time, help a stroke patient speak again, or investigate how children acquire language. Macquarie’s world-renowned researchers and facilities give you the skills you need.

Potential careers:

  • audiologist
  • speech pathologist
  • forensic speech scientist
  • researcher
  • marketer
  • health advocate
Change lives and connect communities through speech and hearing sciences. At Macquarie you'll learn from world-renowned researchers in top facilities.

Build a new and deeper understanding of what makes us human.

Human sciences at Macquarie brings together aspects of how we learn, how the brain works, how we behave and how we communicate.

Potential careers:

  • community care manager
  • community development worker
  • disability services manager
  • international aid development worker
  • community health and social advocate
  • health policy planner/administrator
  • health and social researcher
  • health promoter and educator
Gain a new and deeper understanding of how we learn, behave, communicate, and how our brains work when you study Human Sciences at Macquarie.

Develop the skills to help drive health innovation and improve the lives of others

Employability

Flexible study options

Flexible study options

At Macquarie you have the freedom to combine almost any fields of study, giving you a more diverse skill set and expanding your career options. From 2020, you can join your medicine or health degree with any of our 50+ undergraduate degrees.

Industry relevant courses

Industry relevant courses

Our medicine and health courses equip you for a successful career in your chosen profession. With strong practical skills, and knowledge of the evolving challenges in the health sector, you’ll graduate ready to make a difference across a variety of areas.

Australia’s first university-led teaching hospital on campus

Australia’s first university-led teaching hospital on campus

Australian Hearing Hub located on campus

Australian Hearing Hub located on campus

Ranked in the top 1 per cent of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2019)

Ranked in the top 1 per cent of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2019)

Practical learning

Real-world, hands-on experience

Real-world, hands-on experience

You’ll be surrounded by high quality medical and health facilities, including MQ Health and the Australian Hearing Hub. Here, you’ll benefit from hands-on experiences that will drive your learning. You will also have opportunities for clinical placements and expert mentoring.

World-leading facilities

World-leading facilities

Our facilities integrate education with healthcare, giving you access to cutting-edge learning environments. MQ Health is Australia’s first fully-integrated, university-led health sciences centre, and includes our hospital and various specialist clinics. The Australian Hearing Hub also brings leading healthcare organisers together on our campus.

What do students say?

Gareth Mason

Gareth Mason

Bachelor of Clinical Science

"The course is innovative and facilitates unique practical experiences, which lets you engage with the world beyond the classroom and provides an advantage when looking for employment. And the excellent teaching that I’ve received throughout my degree is of enormous value.

I’m leaning towards a career as a surgeon, as I find it fascinating just how fast new technology and techniques are revolutionising patient care."

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