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At UniSQ, we are focused on delivering degrees that equip allied health professionals with skills and practical know-how they need to improve people’s health and well-being. Be inspired, learn and practice by studying allied health courses designed to prepare you for the workplace and position you to make a difference.

Often working as a part of a broader team to provide specialised support, when you graduate with a degree in allied health, you will be an essential part of the care and recovery of people in health care settings and in the community. You will be committed to making their everyday life that much easier and more fulfilling. 

Studying at UniSQ means you’re a part of a vibrant allied health group, where you have opportunity to develop hands-on practical skills and learn with students from other disciplines. You will participate in clinical placement, learn from industry experienced academics and graduate knowing you are able to assist individuals, families and communities. 

Coming soon…

If your heart is set on an allied health degree, at UniSQ we’re here to make it happen. You’ll soon have even more choice, as our broad range of degrees* in Allied Health is expanding to also include Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Allied Health, and Physiotherapy. 

* Subject to final University approval.

Explore UniSQ's Allied Health degrees

How do I choose which Allied Health Degree is right for me?

By choosing UniSQ, you will have an array of Allied Health courses to choose from to kickstart your career in your chosen profession. With various career options in allied health, you may be unsure where to start. Some of our allied health degrees in Australia specialise in the following areas:

  • Social work — Learn the knowledge, skills and ethical practice framework required to deliver social work services across various sectors. From child protection to youth justice, domestic and family violence, mental health services, disability support, hospitals and health care, sexual assault services, asylum seekers and refugee support, community services and schools, you’ll have many career options.
  • Speech pathology — As a speech pathologist, you will assess and treat infants, children and adults with a wide range of developmental, congenital and acquired delays and disorders in speech, language, voice, fluency, multimodal communication and swallowing. At UniSQ, you will work alongside healthcare professionals to deliver healthcare plans to improve the lives of those living with communication disorders.
  • Occupational therapy — As an occupational therapist, you will work with individuals suffering from injuries, developmental difficulties, illnesses or other health conditions to improve people’s quality of life. UniSQ’s experienced staff will support you throughout your clinical placement journey.

If you’re still uncertain about which career path is the right fit, get in touch! Our team are more than happy to talk you about our on-campus and online Allied Health degrees.  

Are flexible study options available for allied health courses?
Whether you’re a high school graduate or seeking a career in allied health, UniSQ has a selection of on-campus and online degrees to choose. That way, you can manage your studies with other engagements, from work to family commitments. Whether you want to specialise in occupational therapy, social work or speech pathology, by choosing UniSQ, you will learn first-hand from our industry-experienced professionals. Gain invaluable experience in clinical placement, so you know what to expect when graduating and stepping into the workforce. 
What are my career prospects with an Allied Health degree?

An Allied Health degree at UniSQ will qualify you as a health professional to make a difference and improve people’s health and wellbeing in the health care environment and the broader community. As an allied health professional, you will be regulated through a national agency or self-regulated to prevent, diagnose and treat various conditions and illnesses.

Studying allied health will prepare you for an abundance of career opportunities in various clinical areas, some of which include:

  • Aged care
  • Audiology
  • Child and adolescent services
  • Community health
  • Counselling
  • Genetic counselling
  • Hospital
  • Music therapy 
  • Social work
  • Speech pathology
  • Vocational rehabilitation.
Why study allied health with UniSQ?

At UniSQ, our Allied Health courses cater to learners from all walks of life. From an undergraduate degrees to honours, PhD, and masters, you can choose full-time, part-time, on-campus or online study options that suit your needs.

Have you recently graduated high school, finished your studies a while ago, or have a VET or TAFE qualification? Explore our pathway programs to find an Allied Health degree online or on-campus that best suits you. 

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