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: