Curtin’s Faculty of Health Sciences has four academic schools that deliver a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research (HDR) courses.
The four academic Schools are Curtin Medical School, Curtin School of Allied Health, Curtin School of Nursing and Curtin School of Population Health. Together, the four schools educate more health professionals than any other Western Australian tertiary institution.
Curtin Medical School
Curtin Medical School brings together expertise in the fields of biomedical sciences, laboratory medicine, pharmacy, medical radiation science and medicine.
Curtin School of Allied Health
Curtin’s School of Allied Health offers professionally recognised courses in Exercise and Sport Science, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, and Speech Pathology.
Curtin School of Nursing
Curtin’s School of Nursing is the longest established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. From the time it opened 47 years ago, the school has been a key part of the University’s drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research.
Curtin School of Population Health
Curtin’s School of Population Health is a comprehensive academic school that delivers a range of undergraduate courses and numerous specialist postgraduate courses in public health and psychology.
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