"I've got the best job in the world. The challenge is ensuring that everything I do is 100%. I’m working with athletes who need to be at their best."

Blake Duncan

Rehab Coach at Brisbane Broncos,
Sport and Exercise Science graduate

Realise your potential with the School of Health and Human Sciences

Placements and work integrated learning

Real world experience is invaluable to employment prospects in the health sector. Plus completing placement fulfils the accreditation requirements for many of our degrees.

Preparing for Health Placements

Student-led clinics

Engage in clinical activities like assessment and diagnosis, and patient treatment planning and intervention – all under full supervision – without leaving the campus at the University’s Health Clinics located at the Gold Coast and Lismore.

Discover the student-led clinics


A scholarship can help ease the financial burden of getting an education.

Southern Cross University’s scholarships range in value from $150 to $32,000 per annum.

Apply for scholarships

Explore your Honours options

An Honours year extends your knowledge and develops advanced research skills. It’s the preferred pathway to PhD studies, too.

And if you’re considering a career in psychology Honours is the necessary preparation.

Honours courses

Higher degrees by research

The School of Health and Human Sciences offers higher degrees by research:

  • Master of Science (Health)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Health)

Visit Graduate School for details

Recognition for prior learning guides

Students may have the opportunity to have their prior learning recognised for some course. Find out more via the links below.

Contact the School of Health and Human Sciences

Dean and Head of School

T: +61 2 6620 3557

E: healthpa@scu.edu.au

Group Leads and Course Coordinators

Visit the Staff page

Director of Higher Degree Research

T: +61 2 6659 3688

E: john.hurley@scu.edu.au