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We're aiming to create the best, work-ready health graduates in Australia

Our students and researchers learn within world-class facilities, preparing to work in disciplines across the range of health professions. You'll learn in the classroom, in laboratories and get to apply it all through clinical training in placements at a multitude of locations and healthcare workplaces.

Study health at Griffith

Discover how to build a healthier tomorrow.

This video features staff and students from Griffith Health, including: Professor Nick Buys, Dean—Learning and Teaching; Dr Michael Baker, Dentist and Director—Toowoomba Dental; Dr Jakub Bilski, Medical Doctor—Gold Coast University Hospital; Dr Michael Simmonds, Senior Lecturer—Griffith University, Menzies Health Institute Queensland; Dr Leanne Kenway, Lecturer—Griffith School of Medicine; Walaah Al Majiblay, biomedical science student; and Michaela Coop, nutrition and dietetics student.

Excellent clinical experience (and lots of it)

As a Griffith health student, you’ll take the first steps along your career pathway through a blend of classroom learning and clinical placements in community health and hospital settings. In 2015, our health students combined completed more than 230,000 days of hands-on clinical training, complemented by sophisticated on-campus simulated learning and experiences in world-leading virtual reality teaching environments.

Play your part in the team

The future of health lies in teamwork. Today, health professionals need to work together to deliver life-changing outcomes. Interdisciplinary education is a priority at Griffith. More than 10,000 health students benefit from our flexible approach and learn about the skills, strengths and expertise that different clinical disciplines and professions bring to the healthcare environment.

Benefit from our research and resources

Our $150 million Griffith Health Centre operates in proximity to the new 750-bed Gold Coast University Hospital and a new 250-bed private hospital. It's a unique environment in which to gain unrivalled clinical experiences. Our leading-edge research in many areas of medical science informs our degrees, producing forward-thinking graduates ready to make their mark in a healthcare career.

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Career opportunities

Our degrees span a wide range of health professions. Depending on your degree, you may find opportunities in hospitals, clinics, government and community organisations, and private practice.

Student story

Kat Goodall

Griffith medicine graduate

2014 Australasian Junior Doctor of the Year

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Key dates

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Monday 3 July — Saturday 14 October

Trimester 2 (International)

Our second trimester runs from Monday 3 July to Saturday 14 October 2017.

Monday 3 July — Friday 22 September

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester for 2017 runs from Monday 3 July to Friday 22 September. Get started on your study journey.

Tuesday 4 July — Wednesday 5 July

Twilight Tours - Gold Coast & Nathan

Tour our Gold Coast or Nathan campus with a current Griffith student. Get a feel for what studying at Griffith is like, see our facilities, and learn the best spots on campus for study, great food and fun activities. You’ll also have the chance to chat to a current student about your preferred degree and their Griffith experience. Find out more.

Saturday 15 July — Sunday 16 July

TSXPO

Unique opportunity for anyone starting, changing or upgrading their career. 

Tuesday 18 July — Saturday 24 June

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers & Employment Expo

Latest information on tertiary studies, further training, hands on demonstrations and employment opportunities.

Monday 24 July — Saturday 24 June

Open Day

Discover what’s possible at Griffith at Open Day. Visit our Gold Coast, Nathan or South Bank campuses to attend information sessions and activities, chat with academics about your preferred degree, find out about services and support and tour our campus. Find out more.

Monday 18 September — Friday 29 September

Q&A Sessions

Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover pathways to university.  Find out more.

Monday 30 October — Friday 2 February

Trimester 3 (International)

Our third teaching trimester runs from Monday 30 October 2017 to Friday 17 February 2018.

Monday 30 October — Friday 2 February

Trimester 3

Our third teaching trimester runs from Monday 30 October 2016 to Friday 2 February 2018.

Wednesday 15 November — Saturday 24 June

Postgraduate Information Evening - South Bank

Join Griffith University for a postgraduate information evening and talk to our staff and students about how a postgraduate degree can help you achieve your career goals.

Wednesday 22 November — Saturday 24 June

Postgraduate Information Evening - Gold Coast

Join Griffith University for a postgraduate information evening and talk to our staff and students about how a postgraduate degree can help you achieve your career goals.

Saturday 16 December — Friday 22 December

Know Your Options

Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your score was higher or lower than expected.