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Students who commenced study in 2016 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.

Monash University


Commencement year

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


City (Melbourne)

Forensic medicine aims to develop academic standards of medical and dental practitioners in forensic medical practice and to produce graduates who have a sound knowledge of medico-legal principles. Students have the opportunity to develop practical skills in research as well as in providing clinical forensic services to the community.


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

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • 3412 Master of Forensic Medicine

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.