There are so many ways to keep the human body working andĀ buildingĀ 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.

The internationally recognised Doctor of Optometry is the first course of its kind in Australia, setting a new benchmark in optometric education. The degree is fully accredited from the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand (OCANZ).

Duration 4 years full-time
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Closing date (DOM | INT) Next intake January 2023, application closing date TBC

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The DDS uses the latest scientific evidence in oral health to impart the expertise, skills and knowledge related to all areas of clinical dental practice. The degree leads to registration with the Dental Practice Board.

Duration 4 years full-time
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Closing date (DOM | INT) Next intake January 2023, application closing date TBC

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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 healthdisciplines, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences attracts some of the best and brightest minds in Australia and overseas.