The School of Allied Health offers pathways to a career in health and social work through a variety of postgraduate courses.

Allied health professionals work in the health, social  and pschyosocial services care team using their specialised skills to provide evidence-based services to patients and other service users.

The School offers professional entry to practice courses in pharmacy, podiatric medicine and social work as well as health professions education courses for those wishing to become educators in health.

Latest Faculty News

  • Study to support first-time expectant Perth mothers seeks volunteers

    Mon, 20 Nov 2017

    Researchers at The University of Western Australia are calling for volunteers to participate in a study that aims to improve the mental health of new mothers. Mothers expecting their first child are needed for the study as well as mothers who have children aged between one and five-years-old.

  • Study to find out if exercise can help people with lung disease

    Mon, 20 Nov 2017

    A team of WA researchers is set to discover whether weekly community-based exercise sessions for people with moderate to severe lung impairment can significantly enhance participants’ wellbeing and reduce their cost to the health system.

  • UWA researchers awarded $14.75 million in Federal funding

    Fri, 10 Nov 2017

    Researchers at The University of Western Australia have received $14.75 million in funding for 26 projects through the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council. UWA received $9.6 million for 25 Discovery Projects, $2.9 million for eight Early Career Researcher Awards and $2.2 million for three Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.

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