Health Unrivalled | The University of Adelaide

Study Health

Welcome to South Australia’s most complete and globally recognised health education environment — including, from 2021, allied health.


You’ll find no better preparation for the collaborative future of health care than at the University of Adelaide.
Only here will you rub shoulders with peers in world-top-50 Dentistry and Nursing, top-100 Medicine, top-150 Psychology1 and Public Health2, and - from 2021 - Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy.


Unrivalled health culture

135 years of world-class health teaching and research. 4 health-related Nobel Laureates. 24 health-focused Rhodes Scholars. Health excellence is written in our DNA.

Unrivalled educational range

7 schools. 38 disciplines. Virtually every aspect of health and wellbeing is taught and researched at the highest levels here at Adelaide.

Unrivalled health collaboration

From 2021, interprofessional learning will occur across Dentistry, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Health and Medical Sciences, Psychology and Physiotherapy. And more’s on the horizon.

Unrivalled hi-tech facilities

State-of-the-art health and dental simulation facilities. Purpose-built specialist allied health facilities. A 360° virtual reality 'immersion' lab. You’ve never been so switched on.

Unrivalled industry connection

Over 1,800 practising industry titleholders contribute to health education across the University. Some are involved in teaching, some in research. All share their experience with our students.

Unrivalled global opportunity

Today Adelaide, tomorrow the world. You’ll have the opportunity to widen your health horizons through study tours at prestigious interstate or international universities. Then following graduation, doors will open wherever you turn.

 Allied Health  Our study areas

Allied Health

Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy have arrived at SA's premier health university.


From 2021, you’ll be able to study key allied health disciplines immersed in our state's most complete and globally recognised health education environment. Mix with peers in world-top-503, top-1004 and top-1505 complementary disciplines. Enjoy high-level interprofessional learning. And graduate equipped to transform lives through collaborative practice anywhere in the world.


Apply from August 2020 or register your interest now


Physiotherapy

Equip yourself to free people from physical limitation by restoring their physical capabilities and elevating their athletic performance.

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Speech Pathology

Prepare to enable people's deepest, most rewarding connections by helping them overcome physical, developmental and cultural challenges to verbal expression.

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Occupational Therapy

Gain the knowledge and skills to empower people to create meaning and purpose by building and protecting the capabilities they need for successful, independent living.

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Register your interest

Please submit the form below to register your interest in our new Allied Health degrees.

1 QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019.
2 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject, 2019.
3 Dentistry and Nursing, QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019.
4 Medicine, QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019.
5 Psychology, QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019; and Public Health, Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject, 2019.