We focus on teaching and research that is underpinned by an evidence based approach and a commitment to translating fundamental science into better health outcomes.

An interdisciplinary approach, strong links with industry and government, and purpose-built facilities empower us to meet the changing demands for global health solutions.

Our programs provide accredited pathways to professional careers or postgraduate research, and produce health practitioners with skills that are valued in Australia and around the world.

Many of our programs feature Work Integrated Learning as an intrinsic part of their teaching, either in partner industries or through the University’s state-of-the-art student led clinical facility located at Bundoora's University Hill.

Primarily based at the RMIT Bundoora campus west, the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences undertakes teaching and research across three academic clusters.

Allied health (view staff)

  • Chinese medicine
  • Chiropractic
  • Exercise sciences
  • Osteopathy

Applied health (view staff)

  • Medical radiations
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology

Biomedical sciences (view staff)

  • Human biosciences
  • Laboratory medicine

Our specialist partnerships

WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Our expertise in Chinese medicine supports a World Health Organisation programme to integrate traditional medical practice into public healthcare around the globe.

Health Research Hub

The Health Research Hub enables researchers to undertake multidisciplinary investigations of health disorders that commonly afflict Australians.

Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute at RMIT University

RMIT established the Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute (CMCI) through a collaboration with Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China.

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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