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Griffith University Graduate Health Sciences Programs

School of Allied Health Sciences

The School of Allied Health Sciences at Griffith University embraces learning, discovery and engagement in order to achieve the university's goal of helping individuals, groups and communities achieve healthy lives.

The school has a proud history of outstanding teaching and research as they seek to address many of the critical challenges facing society today. The School of Allied Health Sciences offers world-class programs in areas such as Exercise Science, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition, and Dietetics.

The learning and teaching facilities in the school provide students with advanced laboratory and resources in the areas of

  • neuromuscular control and biomechanics
  • cardiopulmonary physiology
  • physiotherapy
  • sport science
  • musculoskeletal structure and function
  • biochemistry
  • bioinstrumentation
  • biophysics
  • mathematics and statistics
  • independent learning

Graduate Diploma of Exercise Science
This degree combines advanced exercise science coursework with clinical placement in the area of exercise physiology. As a graduate, you will be prepared for work in a range of clinical settings. You will learn how to apply and integrate physiology knowledge, and you will gain the skills needed for assessing and treating chronic disease. You will also develop an understanding of professional communication and team relationships in the clinical environment.

School of Human Services and Social Work

Also falling under the category of health, human services and social work has this unique dual focus on both individuals and their environment. Griffith graduates work in a range of exciting roles, some with a strong focus on supporting individuals and families, and others focussing more on tackling local community and broader social policy issues.

Griffith University's courses cover child and family studies, human services and social work, as well as providing access to flexible postgraduate programs in a wide range of specialisations, such as, mental health practice, rehabilitation counselling, and disability studies. Griffith students are encouraged to be compassionate, respectful, and effective agents for social change. Griffith equips them to understand and address the underlying causes of social disadvantage.

Study areas include

  • Community and youth work
  • Childhood studies
  • Disability studies
  • Mental health practice
  • Rehabilitation counselling
  • Rehabilitation case management
  • Social work
  • Orientation and mobility
  • Social gerontology

Griffith University Postgraduate Health Sciences Degrees

Master of Human Services (majors include Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Counselling)
Master of Social Work

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