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UTS: Health offers innovative, practice-based education and high impact research that focuses on improving health outcomes in both local and global communities.  

Established in 1986 at the former Kuring Gai College of Advanced Education, the Faculty of Health is a respected leader in a broad range of disciplines including Health Services ManagementMidwiferyNursing, Public Health and Sport and Exercise.

Our teaching and learning is centred on our unique Learning futures framework, which encourages an active learning approach and results in Graduate Attributes that are highly sought after by employers.

A long-standing partner of health professions, UTS: Health engages in cross disciplinary research culture that is highly engaged with the health sector, industry, practitioners and the worldwide research community that informs policy and improves practice both in Australia and overseas.

Undergraduate Students: 2434
Postgraduate Coursework Students: 629
Research Students: 121

Academic Staff: 138
Professional Staff: 48

Vision and mission

UTS: Health offers a range of opportunities and services to students, health professionals and health care organisations. Our focus is practice-based education and high impact research that improves the health of global communities.

To be a globally engaged world-leading Faculty of Health, we aim to achieve our vision through the pursuit of excellence in:

  • Globally relevant research-inspired teaching and learning
  • Leading interdisciplinary approaches to health development
  • World class research with global impact
  • Collaboration and engagement with industry partners
  • Developing graduates who are leaders in their profession
  • Developing state of the art technology-rich learning environments