At the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) we are focused on transforming, sparking curiosity and realising our students' full potential.
There’s so much to explore in our faculty outside of what you’ll study with us.
Get to know MDHS and be a part of our close-knit community of students, alumni and academics.
Are you interested in what life at MDHS is really like? Have a look at our collection of student profiles across disciplines and check out our upcoming events, we would love for you to join us!
Why study health with us?
The University of Melbourne is a leader in the field of health.
in Australia for Clinical Medicine, Public Health and Psychology*
in the world for Clinical and health*
in the world for graduate employability*
*ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021: Clinical Medicine and Public Health, Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject 2022: Clinical and health & Psychology, and QS World Graduate Employability Rankings by University 2022.
Our students come from diverse backgrounds:
Meet our students from Australia and New Zealand
Each student journey at the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) is unique and exciting.
Get to know our students and alumni from their written and video profiles.
Watch: Rural Medicine
Gain a special look into Rural Medicine at the University of Melbourne.
Note: The Doctor of Medicine Rural Pathway is only available for domestic students from a rural background who are committed to undertaking their medical education wholly in a rural setting and becoming a part of rural and regional Australia's medical workforce.
Watch: The Insider Story
Gain an insider’s perspective on student life at the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS).
Hear our current and graduate students share their experience while studying to be the next generation of health professionals.
What are our courses really like?
What motivates our students to pursue a health career?
What tips and advice do our students have for new students?
MDHS Buddy Program
Are you a new commencing international postgraduate student enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS)?
Find out more about the MDHS Buddy Program!
Interested in advancing human health in Australia and beyond? Explore the home of the next generation of biomedical scientists, doctors and health professionals.
Find out more about the experiences of students from Australia's top school for everything relating to dentistry, oral health, and dental research.
Get to know the students of the oldest medical school in Australia, internationally renowned for global leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy and practice.
Immerse yourself in the community at the forefront of leadership in health sciences education, clinical research, scholarship, professional practice, workforce training and knowledge.
Population and Global Health
The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health is ranked #1 in Australia for public health education and has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic response.
Explore the diverse world of psychology and read about our current students and their experiences with their studies.
Student support for a wide range of areas from administration and enrolments, to health and wellbeing support and academic skills and career opportunities.
New Student Checklist
Work your way through the New Student Checklist to ensure you are ready to start your studies at the University of Melbourne.
A helpful resource for international students to find further information on planning your arrival and exploring campus life.
Student Enrichment and Support
Enhance your university experience by engaging with student clubs and societies, specialist cohorts, peer mentoring, academic advising, etc.
Find out how the current pandemic may affect your studies and the support options available to you, and get important cohort specific advice relevant to your discipline.
The University of Melbourne’s official source of course and subject information.
A complete residential experience connected to the University: explore our range of trusted accommodation options, available exclusively to students.
Discover the range of scholarships and bursaries offered to domestic and international students for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
MDHS Buddy Program
Senior students and peers to support new international postgraduate MDHS students for a smoother initial transition to university life at Melbourne.
Counselling and Psychological Services
Supporting currently enrolled students and staff through free, confidential, short-term professional counselling.
Detailed interactive maps of the University of Melbourne.
Find an Expert
The University of Melbourne's public-facing researcher profiling website. Complete your research degree with talented supervisors.
Do you have questions about a course or application process?
Chat with us about your offer
Book a time to chat with a staff member from the Faculty.
We can talk through your options and queries to help you make a decision.
1-1 consults are only open to students who have received an offer to study