Monash University is an energetic and dynamic university committed to quality education, outstanding research and international engagement. A member of Australia’s Group of Eight research intensive universities and the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers and Medical Universities, it seeks to improve the human condition and is committed to a sustainable future. Monash has six campuses in Victoria, campuses in China, India, Malaysia, South Africa, a centre in Prato, Italy, and numerous international partnerships and co-operative ventures.
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
The Faculty is also home to a number of leading medical and biomedical research institutes and groups, and has contributed to advances in many crucial areas: in vitro fertilisation, obesity research, drug design, cardiovascular physiology, functional genomics, infectious diseases, inflammation, psychology, neurosciences and mental health.
Notwithstanding the relatively short history of our University, the Faculty is ranked in the top 50 in the world for its expertise in life sciences and biomedicine by the Times Higher Education and QS World University 2012 benchmarks.
Courses offered by the Faculty include medicine, nursing, radiography and medical imaging, nutrition and dietetics,emergency health studies, biomedical sciences, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, behavioural neurosciences and social work. A range of research and coursework postgraduate programs is also offered.
The Faculty takes pride in delivering outstanding education in all courses, in opening students to the possibilities offered by newly discovered knowledge, and in providing a nurturing and caring environment.
Further details may be found at: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/about.html
Students (EFTSL ~ 10,500)
Staff (FTE) ~ 1,500
The faculty is organised into eleven schools and several institutes comprising multiple departments, centres and further institutes:
- Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
- Central Clinical School
- Eastern Health Clinical School
- School of Biomedical Sciences
- School of Nursing and Midwifery
- School of Psychology and Psychiatry
- School of Primary Health Care
- School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
- School of Rural Health
- Southern Clinical School
- Monash Institute of Medical Research