Postgraduate research

Why study a Research Degree with us?

When commencing one of our research programs, you will instantly become part of a thriving community with an established reputation for the quality and impact of its work in healthcare and biosciences. Academic experts are passionately pioneering new health discoveries while benefitting from our strong connections with some of Victoria’s largest healthcare facilities. Under their guidance you will gain the skills and knowledge so you can too make a difference by working towards improving the human condition. We offer a range of research programs that can be undertaken in any of the Faculty’s nine research themes covering numerous areas from Cancer and Blood Disease to Neurosciences and Reproductive Health.

Did you know that we are:

  • Ranked #41 in the world for Clinical, Preclinical and Health Sciences (Times Higher Education (2016/17)
  • A founding member of the M8 Alliance – a global network committed to “bench-to-bedside” translation of research
  • Partnering with the Victorian government to build Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital: Victorian Heart Hospital

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PhD Student

“I have been very lucky to get offered a project that allowed me to be actively involved in the translation of scientific findings into the treatment of people suffering serious illnesses.”