Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Research degrees may be undertaken in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences in any of the faculty's principle research areas and strengths. Candidates undertake a research project under the direct supervision of a member of the academic staff. The work undertaken must constitute a significant contribution to the knowledge and understanding of a field of study of direct concern to the faculty, and must demonstrate the capacity of the candidate to carry out independent research.


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.

Contact details

3896 Master of Medicine: Dr Joel Symons (; Tel: 9076 3176)

Dr Rishi Mehra (; Tel:9076 3176)

Professor Paul Myles (; Tel: 9076 3176)

3443 Master of Surgery and 3852 - Doctor of Medicine (supervised): Research Degrees Office, telephone +61 3 9905 4313; email or visit

Relevant courses

  • 3443 Master of Surgery
  • 3896 Master of Medicine
  • 3852 Doctor of Medicine (Supervised)