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Health and Medical Sciences



Our Faculty has an important role in delivering knowledge and discoveries to guarantee we have healthy futures. We strive to deliver research-led teaching in high-quality facilities and are supported by in this venture by professional mentors and valued alumni. We offer our students a world-class student experience and education.


Our Faculty offers six majors as degree-specific (first) majors within the Bachelor of Biomedical Science or Bachelor of Philosophy, or as second majors within the Bachelors of Arts, Commerce and Science. Professional courses in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatric medicine and social work are offered at postgraduate level.

In addition to professional courses, we offer postgraduate coursework and research courses and training in a variety of disciplines


As a research-intensive faculty, we encourage the lifelong assessment and adaption of new theories, treatments and diagnostic techniques that incorporate a holistic approach to the health sciences and a more sensitive interaction with patients.

Our pioneering research work in many fields continues to have impact on the health of people worldwide – be it in preventing preterm birth, discovering the genetic basis of inherited and acquired disorders, or regenerative medicine.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Library services

  • The J. Robin Warren Library is a vibrant learning space for students, graduates and the community. 
  • Located at UWA’s Health Campus, $7 million refurbishment in 2017 transformed the traditional space into an innovative, technology-rich facility with a greater emphasis on collaborative study and expanded e-learning capabilities to meet the changing work styles of today.

Student Life

Campus life

  • UWA health and medical students have been taught on the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre (QEIIMC) grounds in Nedlands, Western Australia, since the 1970s.
  • The site includes two major public hospitals, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Perth Children’s Hospital, and is home to internationally renowned organisations such as the Lions Eye Institute, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, PathWest, The Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science, and Telethon Kids’ Institute.

Claremont, Western Australia, Australia