There are so many ways to keep the human body working and building a career in health is a rewarding challenge. Our degrees are taught by experts in their field with close ties to our industry partners, creating an exciting learning opportunity for our students. With the current challenges the world is facing, there is no better time to start your future, or further your career in health.

Why study at the University of Melbourne?

Our courses are developed and delivered by leaders in research and education built on expertise gained through the extensive partnerships with hospitals, research institutes and the public and private sectors in Australia and overseas.

Qualifications that are recognised globally as those that open doors to a wide range of job opportunities and deliver graduates who are prepared to embark on exciting careers in developing fields.

At eleventh place on the Times Higher Education (THE) 2021 rankings for clinical, pre-clinical and health disciplines, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences attracts some of the best and brightest minds in Australia and overseas.

My journey at the University of Melbourne started with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science. I was near completion of a PhD in Immunology when I decided to change course and study psychology instead. I’ve always had a general interest in human health and I find psychology fascinating as it affects all aspects of our lives. I chose the Graduate Diploma because I could complete all the undergraduate units in one year full time. The Graduate Diploma was a very intense course but it was incredibly interesting. For the first time in my life I was studying because I wanted to, rather than because I had to. The lecturers were all very engaging and I always walked out understanding some aspect of my life so much better.

Sarah
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
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Master of Public Health