The home of health education
Find a career you’ll love with one of Australia’s top universities for health education.
Take a glimpse into your future with practical learning, a core part of all of our health degrees. Study in state-of-the-art facilities, such as our optometry and radiation science labs, community health hub and UC Hospital conveniently situated on campus.
Thanks to our close partnerships with local hospitals, healthcare centres and private practices, our degrees are co-built with industry to meet the healthcare challenges of tomorrow. You’ll explore the latest techniques in healthcare under the expert guidance of our industry-connected teachers.
Armed with an industry-accredited qualification from UC, you’ll graduate ready to take on a rewarding future in health.
#1 in the ACT for fulltime employment
In Health Services and Support
(Good Universities Guide 2022)
Gain access to leading hospitals, healthcare centres, and private practices in Canberra and beyond.
Explore the latest world-class research leading evolutions in healthcare.
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Our learning spaces
The largest of its kind in the ACT, UC Hospital is a purpose-built specialist centre for rehabilitation, recovery and research, situated on campus. Integrating healthcare and student education it hosts the hands-on learning of our health courses.
Community Health Hub
Treat real-life clients under the guidance of your expert-teachers in areas such as physiotherapy, dietetics and clinical psychology, to optometry, occupational therapy and more.
Canberra Specialist Medical Centre
Learn alongside industry professionals in this state-of-the-art centre that offers specialised health services to the local community for radiology services, oncology, training, research and more.
Gain valuable pre-clinical skills in a simulated setting at our high-tech vision science labs. You’ll also build your confidence in reading charts, performing common vision tests and undertaking eye health assessments.
Get industry ready
Practical learning is at the core of all our health courses, giving you the chance to bring your learning to life in a range of workplace settings.
Through our industry partnerships, you’ll also gain access to leading hospitals, healthcare centres, and private practices across the ACT and beyond. This means, when it is time to graduate, you’ll hit the ground running with a pre-built network of industry contacts.
"My postgraduate education has given me the opportunity to expand my knowledge and build upon my skills to a point where I am now employed as clinical lead."
Master of Nursing