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The College of Healthcare Sciences offers quality teaching and research in the areas of

The College has responded to growing requirements for healthcare professionals to keep up-to-date with changes in technology, procedures and research that inform current practice. JCU’s specialist and advanced practice coursework programs are available to healthcare professionals who want to progress their careers in their chosen specialty area.

The College of Healthcare Sciences also hosts the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research Capacity Building, which focusses on education, workforce development, health service provision, and research capacity building in the Western Pacific region. 

JCU has cutting-edge facilities to support our students, including an Occupational Therapy clinic, a Physiotherapy clinic; a Psychology clinic; a Speech Pathology clinic, an Exercise Physiology clinic and an Interprofessional clinic.  JCU’s Psychology clinic in Townsville was established in 1995 with the objective of providing practical supervision to psychologists undertaking postgraduate training. It is currently a training clinic for psychologists who are completing advanced qualifications in Clinical Psychology. We also have a Psychology clinic in Singapore.