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Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned professional, we have something to suit your needs and schedule. With the highest teaching evaluations in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences we are proud to offer our coursework and short course programs to our leaders and future leaders.View
As a student in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, you are supported in a range of different ways. From practical support with clinical placements, to administrative support and enrichment for Student Societies and Specialist Cohorts, the Faculty provides a range of services to enrolled students to enhance their University of Melbourne experience.View
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is dedicated to supporting and encouraging excellence for Indigenous students, teachers and researchers. Learn about our Indigenous programs and hear from current students, alumni and staff members.View
Graduate Programs in Health
Download our Graduate Programs Brochure to learn who we are and explore the courses we offer.
Ideal for future students, career counsellors and parents.
Discover What You're Made Of
There are so many ways to keep the human body working, and carving a career in health is a rewarding challenge. Medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, nursing, social work, audiology, speech pathology, psychology and public health. Whether you’re just starting out, or a seasoned professional, discover what you’re made of at Melbourne.
Thank you for engaging with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences. As a friend and supporter of this faculty you will help create scholarships for our students, support groundbreaking research, and build important partnerships and support community engagement.
Our pride in our alumni and in their careers spent improving the health and well-being of others is matched by our desire to maintain strong connections with all of our graduates.View
We are grateful for the many ways in which our alumni, donors, friends and the community support the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.View
Partnerships and collaboration are a major strength of this Faculty and vital aspect of our development and outlook.View
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences hosts a number of unique programs of both community and scientific interest.View
Four prestigious dental schools have joined forces to each bring their world-leading expertise to the collaboration and will work together to enhance professional practice in dentistry. This is an exciting program of engaging content, practical case studies, hands-on training, and clinical insights from a range of experts.
Explore, inquire and engage with the three Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences museums. Acting as dynamic study and teaching resources, the museums offer access to diverse collections and exhibition programs to both students and researchers.
Global Health Case Competition
Faced by a health issue of global proportions, our students have worked across disciplines to come up with an innovative solution. Learn about our Emory Global Health Case Competition team’s resolution or find out how you can participate in this year’s Global Health Case Competition.
The Universe Within
The Universe Within features a dance of intriguing images photographed through microscopes in the biomedical research laboratories. The striking colours and mesmerising patterns bring to life the spectacular universe that lurks under the microscope and within our own bodies.
Explore our international projects and partnerships.
Welcome from the Dean
Welcome to the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. For over 150 years this university has been contributing to the health and wellbeing of our society. We train the very best clinicians, we work on internationally competitive research issues, and we graduate the very best students in all areas of health, medicine and biomedical research. It gives me great pleasure to present our faculty to you.
Professor Jane Gunn
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
About our Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is an extremely diverse faculty comprised of six schools, and a number of departments and centres. Our Faculty is renowned for global leadership in health research, policy and practice. We recognise partnerships and collaborations are an integral facet of our development and a major strength of the Faculty is our ability to work collaboratively with our partners to benefit the community.
Our leadership team provides strategic direction for research, teaching, training and governance across the Faculty.
Advancing Health 2030
The strategic plan for the Faculty, Advancing Health 2030, outlines our vision over the coming years to be a global leader in health by driving excellence and innovation through our partnerships, producing exceptional graduates and impactful research that spans discovery to translation, and keeping students at the heart of everything we do.
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We work to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities we serve. We invest in developing the careers and wellbeing of our students and staff, fostering a culture that supports us all to do our best work. We are guided by our values in our pursuit of excellence.
As a Faculty, we have worked collectively towards sustainable, targeted approaches to increase our Indigenous workforce and student recruitment and graduation. The Faculty’s diversity of expertise and knowledge has broadened by increasing our Indigenous academic leadership.
Diversity and Inclusion
We all have the right to a diverse and discrimination free workplace where gender; sexuality and sexual orientation; disability; health issues; ethnicity and race; and an individual’s background should not be a barrier to reaching their full potential.
History of MDHS
From the discovery of germs to the invention of the bionic ear, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences has been at the centre of medical life in Australia for almost 150 years.