If you are interested in working with people and you would like to make a difference to the way primary care is delivered in the community, then this is the place for you!

Information sessions:

The next Department of General Practice and Primar Care Honours information session will be held towards the end of the year for the 2024 cohort.

Potential research projects:

Within the Department research is conducted in the following areas – Children and Young People’s Health, Integrated Mental Health, Health Services Research, Sexual Abuse and Family Violence: SAFE, Data Driven Quality Improvement and Consumer Research.

Course structure:

The Honours program at the Department of General Practice and Primary Care involves two coursework subjects and a Research Project.

The Advanced Coursework subjects consist of classes to provide the student with:

  • the common building blocks needed for biomedical research; and
  • an understanding of both processes and skills which are essential to the conduct of human research in the primary care setting.

The Research Project subject requires the students to undertake an original supervised project and provides the student with valuable research skills.

MDHS Faculty Scholarship - Frances Elizabeth Thomson Trust Scholarship:

The scholarship is offered to highly ranked full-time students who have enrolled in an MDHS program through the Bachelor of Biomedicine (Degree with Honours) and the Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours) and demonstrated a level of financial needs.

Application process: The scholarship is only available to start year intake students.

The Faculty Honours Admission Team sends an invitation with more detailed application process to the eligible students after the course commencement. The selection is mainly based on the academic performance in the bachelor's degree and the personal financial assessment.

Further Information

If you require further information about this Honours program please contact:

Ms Sam Parkin
Honours Program Coordinator (Administrative)
Department of General Practice and Primary Care
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences