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If you’re passionate about advancing the health and wellbeing of communities, join a university that plays an important role in delivering knowledge and discoveries to guarantee our healthy futures. With a UWA postgraduate degree, you can learn from reputable thought leaders and build strong, lifelong connections.
1st in Australia for Clinical Medicine (ARWU 2019)
22nd in the world for Anatomy and Physiology (QS 2019)
1st in Western Australia for Human Biological Sciences (ARWU 2019)
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UWA has state of the art facilities in medical research as well as many world renowned experts in their respective fields. The staff are very supportive and more than happy to lend a hand.Nicole Bzdyl, Master of Infectious Diseases
UWA’s global research collaborations and strong connections with industry leaders provide students and graduates with a critical edge. Faculty staff collaborate with prominent institutes on a range of projects, including Lions Eye Institute, Institute for Respiratory Health, Telethon Kids Institute and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Health, teaching hospitals, specialist research organisations and community groups. Our corporate supporters influence our courses and teaching practices to stay at the forefront of industry trends and developments. They also provide guest lectures, case studies, mentoring and a suite of scholarships and prizes to support our students as they achieve at the highest level.
Learn from the best
Associate Professor Shayne Loft
Associate Professor Shayne Loft is the Director of the Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology Laboratory and Deputy Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Psychological Science.Read more
Dr Kimberley Strong is pioneering new teaching methods in her role as Head of the Pathology and Laboratory Division at UWA.Read more
Associate Professor Connie LocherPharmacy
Associate Professor Connie Locher is a research specialist in medicinal honeys and plants and teaches units in the Master of Pharmacy.Read more
Associate Professor Charlene Kahler
Dr Charlene Kahler is Head of the Infection and Immunity Division at The University of Western Australia’s School of Biomedical Sciences.Read more
Dr Louise Naylor
Dr Louise Naylor is a senior lecturer and researcher in exercise physiology whose research investigates exercise as medicine to treat disease.Read more
Dr Siobhan Hickling
Dr Siobhan Hickling is a research dietitian and epidemiologist, member of the Cardiovascular Research Group, and undergraduate coordinator for Population Health in UWA’s School of Population and Global Health.Read more
Professor Sandra Carr
Professor Sandra Carr is the Head of Division of Health Professions Education at UWA.Read more
Professor Jane Heyworth
Professor Jane Heyworth is an environmental epidemiologist, member of the Global Environment Health and Research Group, and Deputy Head of School of Population and Global Health at The University of Western Australia.Read more
Winthrop Professor Daniel Green
Winthrop Professor Daniel Green is a cardiovascular exercise physiologist in the School of Human Sciences studying ways to prevent chronic disease.Read more
Professor Jeffrey Keelan
Professor Jeffrey Keelan teaches at UWA’s Medical School and is head of the School of Biomedical Sciences.Read more
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