Health Unrivalled

Study at SA's #1 university in health education quality, experience and employability*

Want to transform people's lives through better health? Study at a university that will transform you—the University of Adelaide. You'll find no better preparation for the future of health care.

Why choose us

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Unrivalled global rankings

In Medicine, we rank 102 in the world. In Nursing, Anatomy and Physiology, and Pharmacy and Pharmacology, we're inside the top 100. And in Dentistry, we're 34 globally—and #1 in Australia^. You'll rub shoulders with excellence at every turn.

Unrivalled health experience

Unrivalled health experience

Over 135 years of world-class health teaching and research. 24 health-focused Rhodes Scholars. 4 health-related Nobel Laureates, including Howard Florey, whose discovery on the use of penicillin has saved hundreds of millions of lives. Health excellence is written in our DNA.

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Unrivalled employability

The University of Adelaide is SA's #1 university for graduate employability. In addition to deep knowledge of your chosen health discipline, you'll learn and experience how today's professional world really works—and acquire the key personal attributes to excel.

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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.

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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 student experience

Unrivalled student experience

Global industry connections and alumni networks. Priceless cross-discipline learning. Incredible personal support and extracurricular opportunities. You'll certainly know you're studying at a world-top-1% university.

Coming up

New Medicine programs launching 2022

Introducing the Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine. Emerge with a bachelor and master's-level qualification, and the confidence and capability to enhance people's health anywhere in the world.

Our study areas


Health & Medical Sciences


Occupational Therapy

Oral Health



Speech Pathology

Choose your health degree

Choose a degree from our wide range of health study areas.

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* Multiple world-top-100 and top-150 rankings (QS, 2021); over 135 years' health education experience; and SA's highest ranked university for graduate employability skills. (QS, 2020).
^ QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021.
 QS Graduate Employability Ranking, 2020.