Welcome potential Scholarly Selective student.

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!

We offer a variety of research projects, but if you have a passion for a particular area, we may be able to design a project around your interests.

Look under the research groups in the Department, you will see that we conduct research on the following areas:

Further details about recent Scholarly Selective student projects, including areas of sexual health and Indigenous health can be found here.

Our information session was held in March at the Department of General Practice, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton 3053. Further information is available in the program flyer.

The Scholarly Selective program at the Department of General Practice is held across two terms, Scholarly Selective 1 and Scholarly Selective 2.

  • Scholarly Selective 1 (MEDS90021)
    Preparation for Scholarly Selective 2 – this subject involves selection of project topic and supervisor; preparation of literature review; project plan; and (if necessary) ethics approval.
  • Scholarly Selective 2 (MEDS90026)
    This subject is a semester-long supervised research placement predominantly located within the university and associated research institutes, teaching hospitals, and other clinical settings, with selected overseas placements for high-achieving students. Students will undertake a research project and write a report in the style of a peer-reviewed journal article.