Make Australia’s Largest Industry Your Future*
Study health and medicine for a career that has no boundaries. From treating patients in health clinics, providing preventative self-care, influencing health care policy in government agencies or undertaking life-changing research, the opportunities are limitless.
*National Skills Commission 2022.
With a global reputation for producing career-ready graduates, Flinders is nurturing a diverse and passionate team of future health leaders – a powerful alliance of health, medicine and care, united with a singular purpose: to not only be exceptional, but to do exceptional things. Our graduates have an effect so strong it can change a life, a community, a society.
Through leading research and a desire to PREVENT, TREAT, CURE, AND CARE, we are investigating today’s challenges, accelerating innovation and having a tangible impact across every facet of health. We are changing the lives of our students who go on to change lives across the world. At Flinders, making a difference isn’t just an aspiration, it’s our purpose and a daily reality.
Get ready to join the next generation of health and care professionals.
No.1 in SA
in Health Services & Support for full-time employment and median salary.
(The Good Universities Guide 2022 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only.)
Health Care and Social Assistance is Australia’s largest industry and is projected to have strong employment growth through to November 2026.
(National Skills Commission 2022).
in Medicine for full-time employment.
(The Good Universities Guide 2022 (postgraduate))
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Our postgraduate speciality courses are designed for health professionals and those looking to progress into specialist and/or leadership roles in the health field.
Our courses are offered across Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD levels of study. We also offer short courses to build new skills and knowledge, and continue your professional development.
Fit your study around work commitments through our online delivery modes, full-time and part-time study options, as well as weekend intensives for some courses.
You will benefit from our powerful industry partnerships that span almost every area of health and care.
With a huge range of industry placement opportunities in South Australia, Australia, rural and remote regions and overseas built into almost all of our degrees, you will make valuable industry connections, build practical skills and be ready to step into your career in health.
The relationships we have with our students and graduates are highly supportive and long-lasting meaning access to that network will continue long into your career.
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Research is a fundamental cornerstone of our mission as a University. You will have access to study alongside world-renowned researchers, many of whom are also teaching staff.
Our degrees always have the latest evidence-based learning outcomes and we work closely with industry and communities to ensure the education of our current and future health workforce is meeting both industry and community needs.
Flinders is situated in the health precinct of the south alongside Flinders Medical Centre and the new development, Flinders Village, which will be home to a world-class health research facility.
We have a number of dedicated health research institutes and centres that are working to improve lives and enhance society as a whole.
A career in health is rewarding and fulfilling, with endless opportunities to specialise in an area of your interest or become a well-rounded health professional in a multidisciplinary team. The health industry is a fast-growing sector, meaning chances of you and your peers finding a job and sparking enriching health careers are strong.
Health careers in Australia include a multitude of occupations across medicine, nursing and midwifery, psychology, and health sciences. According to the National Skills Commission (2022), Health Care and Social Assistance is Australia’s largest industry and is projected to have the strongest employment growth of any industry through to November 2026.
If you like helping people, changing lives and contributing to a healthier, safer and more resilient community, then all of health is for you. All careers in health are rewarding and present opportunities for lifelong learning and a chance to be a part of a multidisciplinary team. Check out our course offerings to find the one that suits you.
Flinders’ health degrees offer flexible study options including full-time, part-time and online study, depending on your degree. Refer to course page ‘fast facts’ for specific information.
Flinders health degrees are renowned for producing graduates earning impressive salaries. We are no. 1 in SA in health services and support for full-time employment and median salary.*
*The Good Universities Guide 2022 (undergraduate), public SA-founded universities only.
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