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Study allied health

Allied health practitioners help us live life to the fullest. You can enable people to improve their quality of life. We offer allied health courses in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work and speech pathology.

Occupational therapy

As an occupational therapist you will play an important role in the lives of individuals and communities to enable participation in occupations important to them.

At ACU, 94 per cent of our occupational therapy students are employed within four months of graduating.*

Occupational therapy presentation – start here for key information

Check out our video on occupational therapy where our academics and teaching staff answer key and frequently asked questions. They discuss our courses, placements and practical experience, classes and timetables, assessments, admission pathways and more.

You’ll notice dots along the player bar – hover over these to skip to certain topics that interest you.

Watch our recorded sessions

We’ve recorded a selection of our live Open Day sessions for you to watch at any time. In the sessions you’ll hear from staff, current students and alumni about the courses, campuses and experiences you can expect at ACU.

If you’d like to watch a session, head to ‘Watch recorded sessions’ and make your selection.

Name Student type Session Type Virtual Session Link
Occupational therapy at ACUUndergraduate, Postgraduate, Domestic student, International studentInfo sessionView Session
Occupational therapy Q&AUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentPanel sessionView Session

Visit our website for more information about occupational therapy at ACU.

Useful resources

Download brochures, flyers, course content and more.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Faculty gallery

Explore some of the occupational therapy facilities available across our campuses.

Where can I study occupational therapy?

Brisbane

North Sydney

Melbourne

Online

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Professional practice opportunities overseas

Our occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology students can undertake practical experiences in Chile, Denmark, New Zealand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu or Vietnam.

Admission pathways

Not everyone gets into university the same way.

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about university fees and financial assistance.

Support services

Discover the range of student services available at ACU.

*2019 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey, domestic undergraduate overall employed four months after graduating.

Physiotherapy

As a physiotherapist, you’ll work with people who have problems with their cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal or neurological systems. By optimising movement and function, you’ll help people overcome movement disorders that were present at birth, accidental, or associated with ageing or life-changing events.

At ACU, 96 per cent of our physiotherapy students are employed full-time within four months of graduating.*

Physiotherapy presentation – start here for key information

Check out our video on physiotherapy where our academics and teaching staff answer key and frequently asked questions. They discuss our courses, placements and practical experience, classes and timetables, assessments, admission pathways and more.

You’ll notice dots along the player bar – hover over these to skip to certain topics that interest you.

Watch our recorded sessions

We’ve recorded a selection of our live Open Day sessions for you to watch at any time. In the sessions you’ll hear from staff, current students and alumni about the courses, campuses and experiences you can expect at ACU.

If you’d like to watch a session, head to ‘Watch recorded sessions’ and make your selection.

Name Student type Session Type Virtual Session Link
Physiotherapy at ACUUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentInfo sessionView Session
Physiotherapy Q&AUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentPanel sessionView Session

Visit our website for more information about physiotherapy at ACU.

Useful resources

Download brochures, flyers, course content and more.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Faculty gallery

Explore some of the physiotherapy facilities available across our campuses.

Where can I study physiotherapy?

Ballarat

Brisbane

North Sydney

Student and graduate video

Find some inspiration on Impact

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Professional practice opportunities overseas

Our occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology students can undertake practical experiences in Chile, Denmark, New Zealand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu or Vietnam.

Admission pathways

Not everyone gets into university the same way.

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about university fees and financial assistance.

Support services

Discover the range of student services available at ACU.

*2019 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey, domestic undergraduate, overall employed four months after graduating.

Social work

As a social worker you will make a real difference to the community by promoting social change and help others address challenges such as inequality, discrimination, violence and other types of harassment.

Social work presentation – start here for key information

Check out our video on social work where our academics and teaching staff answer key and frequently asked questions. They discuss our courses, placements and practical experience, classes and timetables, assessments, admission pathways and more.

You’ll notice dots along the player bar – hover over these to skip to certain topics that interest you.

Watch our recorded sessions

We’ve recorded a selection of our live Open Day sessions for you to watch at any time. In the sessions you’ll hear from staff, current students and alumni about the courses, campuses and experiences you can expect at ACU.

If you’d like to watch a session, head to ‘Watch recorded sessions’ and make your selection.

Name Student type Session Type Virtual Session Link
Postgraduate – Social workPostgraduate, Domestic student, International studentInfo sessionView Session
Social work at ACUUndergraduate, Postgraduate, Domestic student, International studentInfo sessionView Session
Social work Q&AUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentPanel sessionView Session

Visit our website for more information about social work at ACU.

Useful resources

Download brochures, flyers, course content and more.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Faculty gallery

Explore social work across our campuses.

Where can I study social work?

Brisbane

Canberra

Strathfield

Student and graduate video

Find some inspiration on Impact

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Admission pathways

Not everyone gets into university the same way.

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about university fees and financial assistance.

Our locations

We have eight campuses around Australia and a campus in Rome, Italy.

Support services

Discover the range of student services available at ACU.

Speech pathology

When you study speech pathology with us, you’ll pursue excellence in the theoretical, practical and evidence-based management of speech, swallowing and communication, with the aim of helping people live their lives to the fullest.

At ACU, 96 per cent of our speech pathology students are employed within four months of graduating.*

Speech pathology presentation – start here for key information

Check out our video on speech pathology where our academics and teaching staff answer key and frequently asked questions. They discuss our courses, placements and practical experience, classes and timetables, assessments, admission pathways and more.

You’ll notice dots along the player bar – hover over these to skip to certain topics that interest you.

Watch our recorded sessions

We’ve recorded a selection of our live Open Day sessions for you to watch at any time. In the sessions you’ll hear from staff, current students and alumni about the courses, campuses and experiences you can expect at ACU.

If you’d like to watch a session, head to ‘Watch recorded sessions’ and make your selection.

Name Student type Session Type Virtual Session Link
Speech pathology at ACUUndergraduate, Postgraduate, Domestic student, International studentInfo sessionView Session
Speech pathology Q&AUndergraduate, Domestic student, International studentPanel sessionView Session

Visit our website for more information about speech pathology at ACU.

Useful resources

Download brochures, flyers, course content and more.

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Faculty gallery

Explore some of the speech pathology facilities available across our campuses.

Where can I study speech pathology?

Brisbane

North Sydney

Melbourne

Student and graduate video

Find some inspiration on Impact

You might also like

Professional practice opportunities overseas

Our occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology students can undertake practical experiences in Chile, Denmark, New Zealand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu or Vietnam.

Admission pathways

Not everyone gets into university the same way.

Fees and scholarships

Find out more about university fees and financial assistance.

Support services

Discover the range of student services available at ACU.

*2019 QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey, domestic undergraduate, overall employed four months after graduating.