Overview

Fostering growth

The Melbourne School of Health Sciences is a preeminent centre in health sciences research, and part of a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in research and research training. Graduate research at Melbourne can broaden your career pathways, developing you as a researcher and enhancing your leadership opportunities in your specialty practice area.

The Melbourne School of Health Sciences provides graduate research courses across the disciplines of nursing, physiotherapy, social work, audiology, speech pathology, and optometry and vision sciences.

Our strong research culture fosters students' academic and personal growth.

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Prospective Supervisors

Prospective students should explore Department research groups and prospective supervisors, using the resources listed below, before contacting the Research & Research Training Officer to discuss the application process:

  1. Audiology and Speech Pathology Research Groups and Prospective Supervisors
  2. Nursing Research Groups and Prospective Supervisors
  3. Optometry and Vision Sciences Research Groups and Prospective Supervisors
  4. Physiotherapy Research Groups and Prospective Supervisors
  5. Social Work Research Groups and Prospective Supervisors

Josie Smith
Research & Research Training Officer
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
Email: shs-research@unimelb.edu.au
Telephone: + 613 834 47178


Entry Requirements

Timelines for Applications

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MDHS Eligibility Standards (H1 or equivalent):

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MDHS PhD Entry Requirements:

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Future Students English Language Requirement:

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Scholarships

Local and international students should apply for a scholarship at the same time as lodging their application for a PhD position.

For information and submission dates of the commonly applied for scholarships.

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