New Health Professional Programs

Shape the future of health with one of our new degrees in pharmacy, physiotherapy, exercise science, exercise physiology and dietetics & food innovation.

Students from our health professional programs learning in UNSW Medicine & Health’s facilities
  • Top 50
    Within the Top 50 universities in the world

    (#37) Sports-related subjects (#45) Exercise Physiology (QS World Rankings by Subject)

  • 2021’s Most Employable graduates
    UNSW Sydney has been recognised for the employability of its students

    in the Top100 Future Leaders Competition 2021 for the second year in a row, with a record-breaking 37 students named as most employable students.

  • First in its class
    UNSW is the first university in Australia

    to offer a degree in dual qualifications for Exercise Physiology and Physiotherapy

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We’re shaping the future of health with our new degrees in pharmacy, physiotherapy, exercise science, exercise physiology, nutrition, dietetics and food innovation. Our programs are reimagining health education, with a focus on interdisciplinary learning, inclusivity and innovation.

Nutrition, dietetics & food innovation

Dietetics applies the science of food and nutrition to optimise health, treat illnesses and prevent the onset of chronic diseases. Food innovation examines all aspects of the food value chain.
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Exercise physiology & exercise science

Exercise physiology uses physical activity to manage and prevent chronic disease and injury. Exercise prescriptions are used to manage and treat a wide variety of conditions. Discover more.
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Pharmacy

You'll be equipped with a comprehensive education in the pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy practice and management. Find out more about our pharmacy courses.
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Physiotherapy

Become an expert in the structure and movement of the human body. We provide innovative and practice based courses that will help you play an important role in the healthcare system.
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Our impact

UNSW Lifestyle Clinic

UNSW Lifestyle Clinic provides programs for the prevention and management of chronic disease, injury and disability. Our principles are based on management and sustained long-term changes.

Research groups

Our research aims to improve the safety and quality of care in primary and tertiary settings. We focus on chronic disease, physical activity, exercise and sport. Find out more about our research groups.

Student life & resources

Our student life and resources section will help you navigate university life, build connections and provide advice and support when you need it. Find out more.

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