The School of Health Sciences has a strong clinical focus in its teaching, producing highly employable graduates.

School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences excels in the teaching and learning of allied health professionals, and offers study with a strong clinical focus in the nine health professions represented within the School.

Working together to educate future health care workers in a multi-professional health care environment, our School combines groundbreaking research with strong links to the professions through clinical placements.

STUDY AREAS

MRS Study AreasPhysiotherapy Study Areasoral health

Recent Highlights

A Spanish Collaboration Leads to App Development

6th April 2017
Dr Andrea Coda from the School of Health Sciences has collaborated on designing a new app that evaluates pain progression in children and adults.

Prestigious Scholarship to Help Newcastle Academics Further Global Research into Trauma

5th April 2017
ABC Newcastle: Two researchers from the University of Newcastle have received prestigious international scholarships to further their studies into difference types of trauma. The School of Health Sciences Associate Professor Peter Stanwell, will travel to Boston to study how the brain is impacted by trauma.

World-First SMS Program Combats Mental Health Risks Among New Dads 

30th March 2017
Nothing compares to the joy of becoming a dad for the first time, but the transition to fatherhood is a high-risk period of mental distress for men.

Highlights Archive


Diversity of research

Diversity of Research

The School of Health Sciences has undergone substantial development in the area of research in recent years, and continues to pursue a promising future. Our world class researchers are achieving some exceptional results.


Facilities

World-Class Facilities

The School of Health Sciences has specialised teaching laboratories for programs at both the Newcastle and Central Coast campuses. Students learn and refine their practical skills required for professional practice in these laboratories prior to undertaking clinical or other professional placements.



Teaching Clinics

Teaching Clinics

Our staff strike a balance between advancing the professional research profile of their respective areas and working together to educate future health care workers in a multi-professional health care environment. We have two teaching clinics, an oral health clinic and a podiatry clinic, giving students the opportunity to practice their skills and get real-world experience under the guidance of our highly skilled teaching staff.

About the School / Health Sciences / Schools / The University of Newcastle, Australia

About the School / Health Sciences / Schools / The University of Newcastle, Australia