School of Health Sciences
There is such a variety of choice in a career in health. Your journey starts with us.
Welcome to the School of Health Sciences. We have so many different and exciting areas of health for you to choose from. Ranging from the medical sciences with Laboratory Medicine and Medical Radiation Science, to the promotion of healthy lifestyles in our community and of course, working alongside elite athletes with Exercise and Sport Science, and Nutrition Science.
Professional Experience Placement and hands on learning is a key component in your learning journey with us. Not only will you learn from our leading academics in their field of expertise, you will also learn from clinical experts in both private and public settings across Tasmania and New South Wales.
Get ready to start your career in health from day one with us.
— Professor Nuala Byrne
Head of School
Learning and Teaching
There are many components to Health Sciences, and your career can take many directions. Find out more about our key areas of study by clicking the links below.
Centre for Rural Health (CRH)
The Centre for Rural Health (CRH) is a research-focused academic unit that achieves its mission by valuing close, sustained, and responsive relationships with the communities it serves and engages with. The CRH promotes rural health through supporting the teaching and clinical placement of undergraduate students. We welcome graduate research students and create a supportive, learner-friendly environment in which they can undertake their studies. The CRH has responsibility to develop a focused state-wide multidisciplinary network of rural health education, support and research programs and career development opportunities that are vertically integrated.
Our research is varied and expansive with much work being conducted across exercise, sports performance optimisation, nutrition and disease, respiratory and clinical microbiology, haemostasis, immunity and more.