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
"I really enjoyed this research activity. If I am successful in becoming a doctor, I can definitely see myself engaging in research, to advance policy and guidelines. And women’s health would definitely be a contender!"
– Lauren Moloney, Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)
"Despite dealing with multiple lockdowns, it was a really enjoyable year for me. It was fantastic to learn how to write academically, and to witness the lifecycle of a scientific study."