Why study with us

Monash University's increasingly strong international standing is a result of a culture that supports excellence including our long standing commitment to the development and recruitment of world-class talent, sustained investment in long-term research infrastructure, focused international collaboration for high impact and deep partnerships with industry and governments.

Monash University President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AO

If you have a passion for solving problems, enjoy discovering new ideas, are inspired by working with experts in their fields and are driven by research that benefits society, then undertaking graduate studies in injury prevention research at MUARC is for you!

The Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is Australia's largest and most respected accident and injury prevention research organisation.

MUARC is a multi-disciplinary organisation, undertaking research into accident and injury causes and prevention across all modes of transport, in the workplace, in the community and in the home.

Our goal is simple but profound: to prevent injury, save lives, and build futures.

We are committed to training new leaders in the field of injury prevention. When you join our research community, you will have the opportunity to study in an energising and collaborative environment alongside skilled injury prevention practitioners across diverse disciplines.

Whether your interest is in:

  • Injury epidemiology
  • Injury outcomes
  • Injury prevention in lower and middle income countries
  • Road/transport safety
  • Developing disaster resilience strategies
  • Falls prevention
  • Workplace safety

Studying at MUARC is a unique experience! You will be part of one of the world-leading centres dedicated to the prevention, management and rehabilitation of injury, across the full range of injury types, causes, and settings, and across all age groups.

When you join our research team you become an active part of the largest accident and injury prevention research facility in Australia, and one of the most respected institutes of its kind in the world.

One of our key strengths lies in addressing research questions of direct relevance to injury prevention and translating our research results into prevention policy and programs.

Our researchers and students come from a broad range of disciplines, from psychology, epidemiology, public health and statistics to engineering, medicine, nursing and science.

When you pursue your research interests with us, you will work with and learn from Australia's leading injury prevention experts.