Our teaching areas

RMIT University is a leading education provider in allied health, taking a holistic approach to healthcare through the study of Chinese medicine, chiropractic and osteopathy.

These programs (BP278, BP279, BP280 and MC024) are accredited by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. RMIT is the only Australian university offering all three programs in one institution.  

These programs are structured to integrate foundation biomedical sciences, clinical sciences, and clinical skills to produce capable graduates that can practice as healthcare professionals. There is a strong focus on Work Integrated Learning (WIL) at on-campus health clinic and community clinics to ensure students are exposed to real-life clinical scenarios from the time they begin their studies.

RMIT university has been designated as a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine since 2005. The centre supports the work of the WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023 and, is the only one in Australia focusing on traditional medicine.

In the most recent Excellent Research Australia (ERA) ranking, RMIT received “well above world standard” for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and, Clinical Sciences. The key research areas are generating, evaluating and implementing scientific evidence to guide clinical practice.

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Biomedical sciences

Biomedical sciences help us understand disease, how it occurs, what happens and how we can control, cure and prevent it. Our programs equip you with practical skills and allow you to specialise.

Complementary medicine

RMIT is an industry leader in the field of allied health, taking a holistic approach to healthcare through the study of Chinese medicine, chiropractic and osteopathy.

Medical radiations

RMIT is the only Victorian university offering a multidisciplinary approach to medical radiations, with the option to study all medical radiations disciplines at degree level.

Nursing

RMIT's nursing and allied health programs prepare you for diverse and complex healthcare environments through academic excellence, innovative research, clinical practice and community partnerships.

Pharmacy

RMIT's pharmacy degree prepares students for the internship year needed for Australian registration as a pharmacist.

Psychology

RMIT specialises in clinical psychology, based on a cognitive-behavioural approach. Our programs are accredited by the Australian Psychological Association.

The 2021 Honours projects and supervisors can be viewed here.

Sports science

RMIT is a leader in sports science education and research. Programs are underpinned by our high-impact research, long-standing industry connections and extensive staff expertise.

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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 Nation 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 - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation 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.