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Health & Human Sciences


The College of Health & Human Sciences engages with local organisations including Menzies School of Health Research, Royal Darwin Hospital and a range of private and government agencies. Students can harness expert knowledge and skills through guest lecturers and work placements, which can lead to future employment.

Gus Diaz:

Hi I'm Gus; the College Manager for the College of Health and Human Sciences at Charles Darwin University.

Our main campus is located in Australia's top end however we're present in other locations throughout the Northern Territory such as Katherine and Alice Springs as well as in other states across Australia.

Our main campus boasts state-of-the-art laboratories and research facilities.

Our College has new and innovative teaching spaces such as our HIVE where you can learn through virtual and augmented realities.

Even those of you studying online can participate in our programs at the HIVE.

The Wellness Centre is a student-led clinic focusing on health and well-being that allows you, the students, an opportunity to practice your craft through work-integrated learning in a safe and enriching environment.

Our campuses have delicious places to eat and take a break throughout the day.

Our library is located in the center of campus and boasts a large assortment of research and study material as well as having an innovative and expansive online presence.

Come study with us in Australia's beautiful Top End or study with us online. The choice is yours

Wellness Centre Psychology Service

The Wellness Centre Psychology Service is a community-based clinic serving the NT community. The service offers assessment and therapy for a wide range of commonly presenting psychological problems at a low cost.

As a postgraduate clinical psychology student, this is where you will undertake your first-year clinical placement.

Placements office

Placements for students are sourced and arranged by the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) and Placements Office, which sits within the College of Health and Humqan Sciences. Placements offer a valuable range of experiences and can often lead to employment. 

Placements are undertaken at a range of facilities in Darwin, including:

Service providers & partnerships

We partner with service providers in government, non-government and private sectors to enrich the experience of clinical training. Staff also engage with many international universities and can assists you in obtaining an overseas student exchange or study tour at one of our partnering universities.

Prize giving

Academic prizes recognise outstanding academic achievement for students across different disciplines within our College. Most awards are donated by our generous sponsors who continue to support us and inspire students to reach their highest potential. Prizes deliver immediate and long-term benefits for students and our entire community.

We host an annual prize-giving ceremony at the end of Semester 1.