Faculties, graduate schools and research places

Discover the University of Melbourne's faculties and graduate schools and their associated research centres and institutes.

  • Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

    The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning undertakes research that understands how we create and live in cities, landscapes and building.

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  • Faculty of Arts

    Research in the Faculty of Arts contributes to a greater understanding of the society in which we live. Our research is diverse, spanning over almost forty disciplines which range from history and philosophy to creative writing, linguistics, language studies, media studies, criminology, and social policy.

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  • Faculty of Business and Economics

    The Faculty of Business and Economics is home to a wide range of specialist research centres spanning the disciplines of Actuarial Studies, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing.

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  • Melbourne Graduate School of Education

    We are at the cutting edge of teaching and research and have been ranked number one in Australia and among the world’s finest for education.

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  • Melbourne School of Engineering

    The Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) is an international leader in Engineering and IT research. Our aim is to help create a better world by devising technological solutions to significant problems.

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  • Melbourne Law School

    Melbourne Law School is committed in producing a diverse range of research. Collaborative and interdisciplinary research projects are undertaken by individuals and through our Research Centres.

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  • Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

    Our many valued members of staff, partners and collaborators support the desire to transform health systems and healthcare delivery, reduce the costs of those systems, and improve the lives of individuals and communities locally and globally.

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  • Faculty of Science

    With a reputation as a global research leader, with world renowned scientists, state-of-the art facilities and a strong culture of industry collaboration, the Faculty of Science is finding solutions to the issues that matter most.

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  • Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

    We are a research-intensive faculty dedicated to the advancement of societal, animal and environmental well-being through cross-disciplinary and collaborative research spanning agricultural, food, veterinary and biomedical sciences.

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  • Faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

    Researchers at the VCA & MCM strive to undertake research that has a tangible impact in the world. Our research illustrates the essential role of the creative arts in building healthy individuals, communities and societies.

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Other research places

  • Melbourne Research Institutes

    Our interdisciplinary Melbourne Research Institutes focus on three key themes: understanding our place and purpose; fostering health and well being; and supporting sustainability and resilience.

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  • Hallmark Research Initiatives

    With distinct interdisciplinary emphasis, these initiatives provide support for priority areas of research to facilitate the maturing of focused research communities and promote collaboration with external partners.

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  • eScholarship Research Centre

    The eScholarship Research Centre is a social and cultural informatics research centre within the University Library, with a focus on archival science, metadata, and contextual information. Our research aims to advance the discovery and interpretation of archival records, published literature, and research data for the benefit of the academic community and the greater public good.

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