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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


This area of study focuses on specialist areas of research relevant to rural health including:

  • the health workforce
  • sustainable health
  • community development and capacity building
  • service delivery models
  • nursing
  • general practice
  • health service delivery
  • health quality assurance
  • gender issues in health medicine
  • health policy
  • migrant health
  • health service needs in rural/urban Australia
  • interprofessional collaborative practice
  • integrative medicine
  • health promotion
  • mental health
  • Indigenous health
  • wellbeing and wellness
  • evidence based practice.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant Courses

3897: Master of Health Sciences

3438: Master of Philosophy

2970: Master of BioMedical Sciences (Part 1)

0047: Doctor of Philosophy