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Amanda Peterson

Program Manager | Health Sciences

Amanda Peterson Program Manager for Health Sciences at Curtin College

What is your role at Curtin College?

I coordinate the Health Science Diploma (Stage 2). My role involves managing the many streams we offer in Health Sciences. I provide information and advice to students regarding Heath Science courses and units, as well as supporting lectures and students to ensure a high quality and enjoyable learning experience.
I also coordinate and teach a variety of units within the Health Science program.

What do you like most about your role?

I get a lot of enjoyment from working with students and watching their learning across the year. I enjoy supporting students to achieve their academic goals, by helping to equip them with the skills they will need as they progress in their studies.

How would you describe your teaching style?

I have a very interactive teaching style. I use a lot of activities and examples in my teaching to assist students learning. I encourage open discussion and I am always interested in hearing student ideas and opinions about the various topics we discuss. Most importantly, I aim to provide students with an interesting and enjoyable learning experience.

Where else have you worked?

Before coming to Curtin College, I was a lecturer and coordinator at Curtin University and have taught at Edith Cowan University. I have also worked as a health professional across a range of different healthcare settings.

What’s your academic background?

B.A (Hons in Psych); MSc (Speech Pathology), Grad Dip Ed.


Amanda Peterson.