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About the Graduate School of Health

UTS: Graduate School of Health was established in 2011 to address emerging needs of health professions. It provides innovative, practice-based education and high impact research in the following disciplines:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Health Policy
  • Orthoptics
  • Pharmacy

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The School is committed to producing career-ready graduates. Integrated problem-based learning, simulated environments and interdisciplinary workshops are used to help students apply the theory they learn and build their considerable skill set. A wide range of interdisciplinary electives give students the choice to specialise or diversify their skills to best suit their career needs. Read more about our unique Learning2014 approach.

Research students are treated as early-career researchers; encouraged to publish and present their work and engage with a range of peers and mentors as they undertake their projects. 


UTS: Graduate School of Health is in a unique position to ensure best practice and innovation at each stage of development. We are proud to offer a contemporary, student-focused, teaching and learning approach for highly motivated, career-minded students. Working with an educational designer, our academics have created a curriculum that utilises cutting-edge tools to integrate science with clinical practice, technology and interdisciplinary skills.

Experts in health

As well as being experienced practitioners, many of our academics are internationally renowned researchers who shape current and future clinical practice.

High impact research

The School undertakes research with the same emphasis on practice development and collaboration. All Graduate School of Health research aims to have a real impact on improving the quality use of medicine for both individuals and communities.

Partner of the profession

UTS: Graduate School of Health works closely with its key professional partners to ensure the relevance of degrees and research to areas of current and future importance.

State-of-the-art facilities

In line with its practice-based ethos, the School is home to state-of-the-art facilities with purpose-built wet and dry laboratories and simulated environments to enhance students' learning experiences.

The Graduate School of Health is mainly housed in the brand new Thomas St Building, which was completed in September 2014. Featuring a mix of specialist and collaborative teaching facilities, the building has transformed the way students learn, including health consulting rooms and Australia’s first Super Lab with capacity for 200 students. World-class research facilities will increase the capacity for ground-breaking research produced across disciplines.