It led me to bring global ideas to Australia.
Where will postgraduate study lead you?
Health and Medicine
Study at Sydney Medical School or Sydney Nursing School, both ranked 1st in Australia in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Studying a health degree at the University of Sydney equips you with the leadership capabilities, clinical skills and human understanding to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. You will learn in a multi-disciplinary environment from some of the most respected researchers, practitioners and clinicians in the world, gaining real-world experience through a broad range of placement opportunities. On graduating, you will be in demand and ready to make a difference, in Australia and around the world.
- Advanced learning for nurses
- Brain and mind sciences
- Clinical epidemiology
- Coaching psychology
- Critical care medicine
- Diagnostic radiography
- Health security
- Infection and immunity
- International public health
- Occupational therapy
- Paediatric medicine
- Pain management
- Professional medical education
- Public health
- Rehabilitation Counselling
- Speech language pathology
- Research courses
- ...and more
Find out about study costs and scholarships available to help you reach your goal.
Get information about course entry requirements and how to apply online.
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These are our stories, what will yours be?
Where could a postgraduate degree in Public Health lead you?
Our public health students and alumni talk about what drew them to the field and where their studies have taken them.
Study nursing at Westmead
The University of Sydney is now offering the highly regarded Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) program at the Westmead health precinct. Study in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art simulated learning space, commissioned as part of the precinct redevelopment.
Applications close 20 October.
The University of Sydney ranked number 1 in Australia for medicine and nursing
The University of Sydney has cemented its position as a global leader in research and educational excellence in the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject. Thirty-two of our subjects were ranked in the top 50 globally. Our subjects of Medicine; Nursing; Veterinary Science; and Architecture/Built Environment were ranked number one in Australia.
Opportunities in health
The Faculty of Health Sciences offers a broad range of courses in allied health. Health is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia with increasing opportunities for our graduates.
Holly Martin, Intensive care registrar, Royal North Shore Hospital
“The knowledge I gained from the Master of Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) has been relevant to my everyday practice as an intensive care registrar. It has equipped me with skills to approach challenges with confidence and structure. I have a solid foundation in preparation for my primary examinations.”
Take your career to the next level – Advanced learning for registered nurses
Sydney Nursing School's advanced learning programs are designed for registered nurses, and are offered at master’s, graduate diploma and graduate certificate levels. Build on the knowledge you have gained through clinical practice, solidifying the theoretical foundations of your practice.
Bayan Hosseini, Master of Pharmacy (2014)
"During my undergraduate study at the University of Sydney, I learned and worked alongside leaders in the pharmacy industry, their knowledge was a major drawcard for my decision to study the Master of Pharmacy at the University as well. To this day, I am still in contact with several faculty members and draw upon their experience and expertise as I navigate through my career as a hospital pharmacist."
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