Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is renowned for the quality and impact of its research. By undertaking your graduate studies at Monash University, you will have the opportunity to be a part of this proud tradition of research excellence. Monash is committed to providing the highest quality of graduate research education in a stimulating, supportive and professional environment.
A PhD is undertaken through the Monash Doctoral Program - a PhD for the 21st century. At the core of the program is an extensive, independent research project on an agreed chosen topic, supported by at least two expert academic supervisors. This research component is enhanced by professional development activities or coursework units that provide you with the skills required to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. Your study will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.