Our mission is to enhance the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities through discovery, education and translation of evidence to nursing practice and healthcare.View
Our research groups are led and staffed by internationally recognised researchers with extensive affiliations with renowned national and international research institutes, universities, hospitals and other health service providers.View
The Department supports its higher degree candidates to answer clinically important questions about nursing interventions for best patient outcomes. With a concentration of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)prepared nurse academics, and excellent clinical and interdisciplinary links, the Department provides excellent supervision to these candidates.View
Research in the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's largest biomedical research faculty. We employ more than 1500 academic staff, 4000 honorary staff and 1500 graduate researchers undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings. Researchers are located at key sites across Victoria, with more conducting research around the world. These renowned experts from every field can be found in labs, hospitals, affiliated research institutes and all across the wider community.Information and support tools for Faculty staff are available on the Faculty intranet.
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
Melbourne University Nursing Students Society
The Melbourne Univerity Nursing Students Society is made up of and represents the students of the Nursing associated post graduate qualifications. We run social events, assist new students with setting into the course and provide a link between students and academic staff.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
The newly built clinical skills laboratories, commissioned for use in early 2012, have been designed to simulate a modern hospital and are well equipped to accommodate topic requirements/outcomes to meet the learning needs of 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.
Leading the development of practice knowledge through strong collaborations with alumni, local and international strategic partners, and the community
Graduates of the Department of Nursing make a difference in a wide variety of healthcare settings.View
We are grateful for the many ways in which our alumni and donors support the work of the Faculty.View
We have strong links with hospitals, community and professional bodies.View
Centre for Psychiatric Nursing
A resource for Victoria’s mental health nurses.
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery History Project
The ANMHP aims to:
- increase the profile of nursing and midwifery history in the community
- ensure that historically important nursing and midwifery resources are identified, conserved, and accessible.
To lead the development of practice knowledge in nursing through the quality of the contribution of our students and staff to research, learning and teaching, and partnerships with the community.