Health Science and Medicine Courses are popular and reputed courses in Australia and also in most of the countries in the world.
Psychology, Pharmacy, Sport Science, Public Health, Nursing and Midwifery, Medicine and Medical Studies, Dental Studies, Rehabilitation Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Optical Science, Radiography, Pediatrics, Surgery, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture, Obstetrics and Gynecology are widely popular among health and medicine courses in Australia.
Health Science is a non-clinical field in the area of health, which provides a wide variety of career options and pathways. Career option depends upon the major and subject selection; can include positions in health promotions, advocacy, health education, e-health, health data and information management systems, planning and policy, project management and evaluation, community development, and physiotherapy and public heath pathways. Generally, the health science course is offered on a three-year, full-time or six-year, part-time basis by Australian Universities and Colleges.
Bachelor of Nursing/ Bachelor of Midwifery increase your skills and career options by providing both Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife qualifications. Midwifery teaches to play an invaluable role in facilitating childbirth and caring for mothers and babies throughout pregnancy, labor and beyond.
As a registered nurse and registered midwife, you can pursue a global career in a range of work settings, such as: maternity services, acute care/sub-acute care, emergency, pediatrics, neonatal care, rehabilitation, community health centers, hospitals, age care settings, clinics, schools, universities, government agencies and private industries.
Starting from the undergraduate degree’s student can look to continue professional development throughout their career; this may include postgraduate degrees and/or research degrees, including masters and PhDs.
On successful completion of your course, you will be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nurse and Midwife with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).
MBBS in Australia is offered as both undergraduate and postgraduate program. An undergraduate-level MBBS in Australia is 5-6 years while a postgraduate-level MBBS degree, i.e., Doctor of Medicine (MD) is 4 years long. The average fees of MBBS in Australia is AU$255,200 to AU$630,000. If you want to pursue MBBS in Australia after 12th, you can opt for a Bachelors of Medicine (BMed) offered by medical colleges like The University of Melbourne, Monash University, The University of Sydney, Deakin University, University of Queensland etc.
Similarly undergraduate courses for Dentistry available in Australia are Bachelor of Oral Health (BOralH), Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc). These majors lead to the post graduate courses like Mcs Pediatric Dentistry, MSc Clinical Dentistry and Master of Dentistry.
Dentists diagnose oral diseases and give prescriptions for dental problems. They create treatment plans and perform surgical procedures on the teeth and ensure the safe administration of anesthetics. They also help maintain or restore the oral health of their patients and monitor the development of the teeth and jaws.
There are numerous types of dentist job profiles for students to pursue after completing the required academic qualification such as; Oral medicine, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Oral and maxillofacial pathology, Dental anesthesiology, Dental public health, Pediatric dentistry etc.
A career in dentistry is financially rewarding and has a lot of perks including job security and stability. Dentistry is also considered a very respectable job. The average salary for a dentist in the initial years of their career is roughly $112,302 in Australia.