Research in action
Our research hubs and facilities specialise in areas such as health assessment, epidemiology, complementary and alternative medicine, exercise, sports science, and public health. Our innovative research is informing policy and practice to help improve people’s lives.
For instance, a desire to challenge assumptions around disability and to ground social advocacy in research led Dr Johnny Bourke to his doctoral research. It focused on the community inclusion of wheelchair users in the long-term following a natural disaster. His research provides a massive opportunity to realise some policies around disability rights and human rights.
Find your specialisation
You will encounter a multitude of views, expertise, and insights that will help you specialise. Our postgraduate courses focus on enhanced health and wellbeing through the lifespan, from early childhood intervention to palliative care.
Another focus is on the functioning of the health system, from the management of health information to health in communities.
Purposeful and personalised
What we teach in our programmes is focused yet adaptable — it’s about what matters to you. You have the flexibility to tailor your studies around your interests, passions, and aspirations to get the outcome you want. We will offer plenty of guidance and support along the way.
Postgraduate students can build on their existing knowledge, and work in partnership with academic staff.