Study Health Sciences Abroad

Highlighted Health Sciences Programs

Healthcare is a universal issue and a critical priority for all concerned citizens. No one recognizes this more than students of Health and Allied Sciences. While major requirements in these fields are diverse, careful planning for incorporating study abroad into a health sciences degree program will give students a comparative perspective to approaches to public health and wellness while providing a unique view of the future of healthcare. Arcadia offers a wide variety of courses to fulfill and complement these essential studies at prestigious institutions around the world.

The list below is not exhaustive. For other institutions and countries that offer this subject, please consult our Program Finder or contact a Program Manager for your country of interest.

Highlighted Programs


Monash University

Study Abroad at Monash University with Arcadia University

Located in Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city, Monash University offers a variety of exciting courses in Public Health and Health Sciences. Monash University is considered to offer the best Health Services programs in Asia Pacific, not just Australia. A list of unique courses and their descriptions which may fulfill course requirements on your home campus can be found below.

University Website: Monash Course Information
For More Information: Contact The College of Global Studies


University of Queensland

Study Abroad at Queensland University with Arcadia University

Located in Brisbane, the University of Queensland is considered to have the best research center in Australia. Cutting edge research on health issues such as cancer, diabetes, public health, and age care are focuses of the university.

University Website: UQ Course Information
For More Information: Contact Carly Gordon



Study Abroad at Kings College University of London with Arcadia UniversityKing's College, University of London

The School of Biomedical & Health Sciences at King’s College London is one of Europe’s largest centers for biomedical research and teaching. The program offers one of the broadest selections of courses in the health sciences and is regulary consulted by the government for comment and research on issues of public health.

University Website: King's Course Information
For More Information: Contact Margaret Walter,


Study Abroad at Nottingham with Arcadia UniversityUniversity of Nottingham

One of the most extensive offerings in the Arcadia University portfolio for Dietetics majors and Community Health majors. The university is considered to be the top institution in the U.K. for food science. Recently, the School of Biosciences announced it has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award. The Athena SWAN awards recognise and celebrate good practice on recruiting, retaining and promoting women working in science, engineering and technology (SET) in higher education and research.

For More Information: Contact Cliff Tironi,


Study Abroad at University College London with Arcadia UniversityUniversity College London

The Centre for International Health and Development is a leading centre in the teaching of international health. It offers an interdisciplinary program that enables you to approach complex problems from different viewpoints, and facilitates an understanding of the actors and issues influencing health and health policy in different countries.

University Website: UCL Course Information
For More Information: Contact Katharine Reinhart,



Allliance for Global Education

Contemporary India: Development, Environment, Public Health

The Pune program takes a multidisciplinary approach to public health in India, incorporating policy development, gender issues, social justice, health economics, epidemiology, behavioral sciences, and health services management. Students will be asked to carefully consider how social, political, and economic factors facilitate or mitigate the production and transmission of disease, and to evaluate ethical and practical consequences of policy and scientific initiatives. Special attention will be given to preparing students for internships or directed research in this area..

University Website: Alliance Course Information
For More Information: Call The College of Global Studies at 1-866-927-2234.


New Zealand

University of Auckland

Study Abroad at Auckland with Arcadia University
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most comprehensive university. It is the only NZ university ranked among the world’s top 100 universities by the Times Higher Education - Quacquarelli Symonds (THE-QS) World Rankings of Universities. In particular, Life Sciences and Biomedicine are ranked in the top 50 by the Times Higher Education supplement.

University Website: Auckland Course Information
For More Information: Contact Carly Gordon


University of Otago

Study Abroad at Otago with Arcadia University
The University of Otago has a strong reputation for excellence in the areas of human health and medical sciences stemming from the establishment of New Zealand’s first school of medicine – the Otago Medical School (established 1877). Neuroscience, physiology, biotechnology, pharmacology, biochemistry, exercise & sport science, human nutrition and genetics are just some examples of subject areas offered to students.

For More Information: Contact Carly Gordon


South Africa

The University of the Western Cape

Study Abroad with Arcadia at University Western CapeUWC has an explicit commitment to the development of historically disadvantaged communities in South Africa. The Faculty of Community and Health Sciences is a multi-disciplinary team committed to the promotion of a new vision of Health and Welfare Services. Through inter-disciplinary teamwork, UWC takes a progressive primary health care approach to health and welfare services which is firmly rooted in the community.

University Website:
Dietetics Department
School of Natural Medicine
For More Information: Call The College of Global Studies at 1-866-927-2234.