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Chronic, non-communicable diseases are a leading cause of disease burden in the Australian and international community, resulting in many people living with illness, pain and restrictions in activity over many years. However a considerable proportion of chronic diseases and conditions are known to be preventable or best treatable if detected early and, as such, addressing their risks and determinants is core to our research.
Chronic, non-communicable diseases are a leading cause of disease burden in the Australian and international community, resulting in many people living with illness, pain and restrictions in activity over many years. However a considerable proportion of chronic diseases and conditions are known to be preventable or best treatable if detected early and, as such, addressing their risks and determinants is core to our research.View
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Human ethics approval is required for all research conducted with or about people, or their data or tissue. The purpose of ethics review is to facilitate research that fulfils the principles of human research ethics – research merit and integrity, justice, beneficence and respect.View
Graduate Research at Health Sciences
The Melbourne School of Health Sciences provides qualifying and postgraduate courses across the discipline of nursing, physiotherapy, social work, audiology, speech pathology and optometry and visions sciences.View
The School educates graduate entry and post-graduate students through accredited programs tailored to workforce needs nationally and internationally, enabling them to be competent and effective health professionals who are work ready and eligible for registration.
Our graduate entry and post-graduate degrees are tailored to workforce needs nationally and internationally.View
Expand your horizons by studying a single subject via the Community Access Program (CAP). CAP provides the opportunity to enrol in a single Health Sciences subject to study for general interest or to enhance your career development.View
Scholarships, Bursaries and Prizes
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences offer an extensive range of scholarships and bursaries to undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.View
Work-integrated learning, including placement, provides career-defining experiences for students and is integral to many programs within
the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
The School provides information, advice and consultancy for Australian governments, healthcare and community service organisations, consumer groups, businesses and the research community and continues to build effective collaborations and relationships with its alumni, clinicians, patients, the healthcare sector, the research community, governments, industry partners and communities in Australia and internationally.
Our pride in our graduates and in their lives spent improving the health and well-being of others is matched by our desire to maintain strong connections with all who have passed through our doors.View
We are grateful for the many ways in which our alumni and donors support the work of the Faculty.View
We recognise partnerships and collaborations are an integral facet of our development and a major strength of the school.View
The School aims to be of value to the community through its teaching, research and clinical practice.View
School of Health Sciences departments
The Melbourne School of Health Sciences (MSHS) provides qualifying and postgraduate courses in the disciplines of Nursing, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Audiology and Speech Pathology, and Optometry and Vision Sciences.
Welcome from Head of School
Since its inception in July 2009, the Melbourne School of Health Sciences has embraced the Melbourne Model to create an inter-professional learning community at the forefront of leadership in health sciences education, clinical research, scholarship, professional practice, workforce training and knowledge