Health

What would you like to study?

Why study health at RMIT?

Be taught by practising professionals, and benefit from their industry experience and networks

Gain hands-on skills in purpose-built clinics, immersive learning environments and labs

Learn best practice through industry-developed health degrees, certificates and diplomas that ensure you graduate job-ready

Discover health

RMIT’s undergraduate health degrees include first-year foundational subjects, designed to help you learn the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology, as well as develop your communication and professional skills. They also introduce you to factors that impact the health of individuals, particularly our First Nations people. This common first-year of RMIT’s health degrees gives you the skills to pursue a broad range of careers and makes it easier than ever to transfer into another course in health or biomedical sciences. 

Career outcomes

Make a difference

Graduates of RMIT’s health degrees, certificates and diplomas are well-placed to pursue essential roles in pharmacies and laboratories, dentistry practices, hospitals, aged care facilities, and more.  

They might find work with athletes to assess and improve fitness and physiology, with vulnerable members of the community, or in government settings making important social change.   

Whether you’re studying in our anatomy labs, nursing wards, nuclear medicine workstations, or on sports fields, our equipment, facilities and teaching staff are purposefully chosen and designed to help you get the real-world skills employers are looking for.

Facilities and locations

Real world experience with top tier facilities

 

RMIT's equipment, facilities and teaching staff are purposefully chosen and designed to help you get the real-world skills employers are looking for.

With facilities ranging from the RMIT Health Clinic to the nursing simulation labs, you’ll learn to put theoretical concepts into practice.

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Study what you love — for free

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is a Free TAFE priority course within health science at RMIT.  

If you meet eligibility requirements, your tuition fees for this course are fully covered by the Victorian Government.

In this certificate, you'll learn how to assist allied health professionals, from nutritionists to physiotherapists. You will have the opportunity to complete full-time clinical placements, gaining skills that prepare you for a career in community health, hospital care, rehabilitation or special needs assistance.

Industry connections

Real work experience

Health at RMIT boasts strong industry links and purpose-built facilities, producing health practitioners with skills that are valued all around the world.

Our diverse range of health, medical and wellbeing courses teach you practical solutions to global health issues. Our courses are developed in consultation with practising professionals and many offer industry placements, student clinics and work experience in Australia and overseas. 

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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
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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.