PhD application

PhD application

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WEHI offers an internationally respected PhD program as the Department of Medical Biology at the University of Melbourne. 

Our Scientific Education Office is available to advise and assist students with all stages of their application.

How to apply

Domestic (Australian citizen/Australian permanent resident/New Zealand citizen) and international students can apply to join our Medical Biology PhD Program.

Apply for a specific project

Both domestic and international students can apply to undertake PhD study as detailed below: first identify a PhD topic of interest, reach an agreement on a project with the prospective supervisors, and then apply for PhD candidature and a scholarship via the University of Melbourne.

Step 1: Finding a PhD project

Prospective PhD students should:

Step 2: Applying for PhD candidature

Once a PhD project has been confirmed with a supervisor, propsective students should:


Please contact our Scientific Education Office for queries related to any aspect of the university application process. 


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