ACU's been awarded five stars for full-time postgraduate employment1, and the Faculty of Health Sciences at ACU is home to a myriad of both specialised and interdisciplinary postgraduate programs as well as to a number of research areas which are ranked first or equal first in Australia including: cardiorespiratory medicine and haematology; clinical sciences; cognitive sciences; human movement and sports science; nursing; nutrition and dietetics; psychology; and public health and health services2.

The ACU Postgraduate Students Association regularly runs networking events, seminars, and professional development activities to enhance the research and writing skills of postgraduate students.

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The faculty hosts four research centres and institutes:

Healthy Brain and Mind Research Centre

Mary Mackillop Institute for Health Research

Nursing Research Institute (NRI)

The Sports Performance, Recovery, Injury and New Technologies (SPRINT) Research Centre

1. Good Universities Guide 2023
2. Four-digit FoRs, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2018

Postgraduate coursework programs in the Faculty


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