You may undertake practical placements at our operational clinics around the Perth Metropolitan Area and apply your new knowledge to real patients under the guidance of a qualified healthcare supervisor.
Curtin Clinics Cockburn
Based south of Perth, this student-led clinic provides a variety of services to the public, including in speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work, dietetics and provisional counselling psychology,
Oral Health Centre Western Australia
Run in conjunction with other tertiary education providers near the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre and at Mt Hendry, these centres will help give oral health students experience in providing dental services to the public.
As a trainee postgraduate psychologist, you’ll help to treat adult, adolescent and child patients with stress, anxiety, depression, phobias and anger management issues on our campus at Curtin Perth. You’ll draft treatment plans and develop strategies to help patients become more resilient.
If you study physiotherapy, you’ll work with members of the community to treat musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries in our bespoke clinic at Curtin Perth. In your final year, you can also gain work experience treating patients within Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Nedlands, to Perth’s west, and conduct examinations and develop tailored treatment plans.
Specialised exercise clinic
As an exercise and sports science student, you’ll support exercise physiologists to deliver exercise and rehabilitation programs for people who have experienced a cardiac event, or are recovering cancer patients, and clients aged 50 and above.
If you study speech pathology, you’ll work in our speech and stuttering clinics at Curtin Perth, where you’ll individually assess and treat adults and children with speech, language and communication difficulties.