Participation in thematic PhD Programs, either within a discipline or as part of a multi-disciplinary cohort, is designed to enhance your graduate research experience and career outcomes. Participation is open to current PhD candidates.
Neuroscience PhD Program
Delivered by the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute at the University of Melbourne
Refugee and Forced Migration Studies PhD Program
Delivered by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne
Comprehensive Cancer PhD Program
Delivered by the University of Melbourne at the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Infection and Immunity PhD Program
Delivered by the University of Melbourne at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Hospital)
Medical Biology PhD Program
Delivered by the University of Melbourne at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Mental Health PhD Program
A joint initiative of the University's School of Psychological Sciences, Centre for Mental Health, School of Population and Global Health, and Department of Psychiatry.
Ecology and Evolution PhD Program
Delivered by the Schools of BioSciences, Geography, and Forest and Ecosystem Science at the University of Melbourne
Biomedical Engineering Innovation PhD Program
Facilitated by the Graeme Clark Institute and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Melbourne.
One Health PhD Program
Hosted by the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, and open to graduate researchers from within the faculty, The Peter Doherty Institute and The School of Biosciences.