Health and medical science

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Overview

Develop your research and investigative skills in a wide range of health and medical science disciplines. From biological sciences and clinical practice through to medical ethics.

Our teaching style is practice-based and solution oriented so students have what it takes to influence the health of populations.

Colin Bell

Associate Professor of Public Health

Invent the future of medical science

The honours year gives you the opportunity to use and expand your knowledge by pursuing a research project. This will give you entry requirements for a higher degree – master's or PhD.

Health and medical science courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Research with us

This fourth year sets you up for research. Got a great idea that the world needs? Then Honours year is for you. 

Deakin’s School of Medicine has established a reputation for research excellence, backed by success with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Learn more about researching with us

Recent research at Deakin

Some research topics for 2016 include: 

  • 'The case for plain tobacco packaging in the Pacific' 
  • 'Interventions & impact on cancer population in last 90 days of life'.

Our community

We've established a wealth of partnerships that will help your work integrated learning as well as your career beyond university. Our strategic research centres and partners include:

  • Centre for Rural Emergency Medicine
  • CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory
  • Geelong Centre for Emerging Infections Diseases
  • The Kardinia Health GP Superclinic
  • Metabolic Research Unit (MRU)
  • The Molecular and Medical Research Strategic Research Centre (MMR)
  • Psychiatric Health and Epi-Centre for Healthy Ageing Strategic Research Centre
  • National Centre for Farmer Health 
  • The Western Alliance Academic Health Science Centre
  • University Hospital Geelong.

Career opportunities

Excited about the future of medical science? Career paths may include:

  • academia
  • entry into a higher degree (master's or PhD) program
  • medical research.

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