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Monash University Accident Research Centre

Monash University

48 months
42600 AUD/year
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The Monash University Accident Research Centre at Monash University is a truly multi-disciplinary research organisation and one of the leading injury prevention research centres in the world. Based at the Clayton Campus of Monash University, MUARC has well established links with a large number of Monash faculties.  

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A PhD taken at MUARC takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program – a PhD for the 21st century. At the core of the program is an extensive, independent research project on an agreed chosen topic, supported by at least two expert academic supervisors. You will also undertake a series of professional development activities or coursework units that equip you with the skills needed to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. Your study will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.

Career opportunities

Monash University Accident Research Centre at Monash University candidates have moved into successful careers in injury prevention in industry, government and research centres. Our candidates contribute to: 

  • the reduction in road fatalities and improved transport systems
  • the development of systems that improve workplace safety
  • initiatives to build community resilience for emergency and disaster settings
  • research that enhances patient recovery from injury
  • programs to reduce the risk of injury for vulnerable members of the community at home and play
  • injury prevention in developing countries and
  • prevention and improved response to child injuries.

Programme Structure

Current research areas include:

  • child injury prevention
  • emergency management and disaster resilience
  • falls prevention
  • injury epidemiology
  • injury outcomes
  • injury prevention in lower and middle income countries
  • road/transport safety 
  • workplace safety.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Deadline: Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Course Code: 041042F 
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Sound English language skills are required for academic programs at Monash University.

The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:

  • a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an  honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent  year of work, including a thesis. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42600 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • This course is supported by the Australian government's Research Training Program (RTP). 

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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