I’ve always been interested in public health research, and this Honours year provided a valuable opportunity to participate in a research project that’s led to a journal submission. Along the way I’ve gained confidence in transferable career skills like organisation, teamwork and communication; I’ve also learnt specific research skills including critical analysis, study design and data analysis. The year was a fantastic opportunity to gauge my long-term interest in research and establish important networks, in a supportive and encouraging environment.
– Sheymonti Hoque, BHSc (Hons) 2020
Public health, with its focus on populations, is about answering some of the big questions in health.
We have a large focus on clinical research and clinical epidemiology.
The School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is the second biggest School within the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University. We provide a strong research environment with millions of dollars in research funding. We are well known nationally and internationally for providing leadership in understanding, advancement, education and practical application of the discipline of public health issues and practices, thereby improving health outcomes for the Australian community.
Our principle expertise lies in epidemiology (including clinical epidemiology), biostatistics, health economics, large scale clinical data-management and health services research.
Our Honours program offers a career path into many areas of public health and clinical research.
The School runs three Honours Streams. Click below to find out more and how to apply.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) applicants: Apply via the link above and complete the SPHPM EOI FORM (docx)
Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours)
Dr Chris Barton
Phone: +61 3 9902 4495
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)
Associate Professor Joanne Ryan
Phone: +61 3 9903 0200
Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)
Dr Darshini Ayton
Phone: +61 3 9903 1657