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.


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.

Contact details

Telephone: +61 3 9905 3091

Facsimile: +61 3 9905 8012



Relevant courses

  • 3438 Master of Philosophy
  • 2970 Master of BioMedical Sciences (Part 1)
  • 0047 Doctor of Philosophy
  • 3407 Master of Rural Health