Further your knowledge with the Griffith School of Medicine

The Griffith School of Medicine is committed to the highest standards of learning and teaching across our multiple academic programs and courses. These include the Doctor of Medicine, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate programs in public health, health services management, paramedicine and academic health practice.  Our School is renowned for innovative learning activities, emphasising the human dimensions of health practice. We achieve this through extensive use of small group and simulation-based learning, as well as by focusing on interprofessional learning, where you learn with, from and about students in multiple health programs. Working with students of other health professions will allow you to gain the real-world skills you will need to collaborate effectively in practice after graduation.

The School's Learning and Teaching Committee, chaired by the Deputy Head of School (Learning & Teaching), Professor Andrew Teodorczuk, oversees the quality of our learning and teaching programs and courses.

Student experience

What is Public Health?

From disaster response to communicable disease management, pollution control to nutrition and hygiene, and school and workplace health, public health solutions reduce the pressure on our health systems and the impact on our environment

Paramedicine at Griffith University

What it is like to learn how to be a paramedic at Griffith University?

Lachlan Thompson - Medicine graduate

Find out what the Griffith University Medicine program is really like.

Studying Health Services Management

Mark Avery, Discipline Head & Program Director and current Health Services Management students discuss the experience of studying with the Health Services Management team at Griffith University.

Public Health Student Interviews


Graduates of our program will normally be eligible for limited registration and will receive full registration by Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency when they've successfully completed a subsequent one year internship in the Australian hospital system. Our medicine graduates are primed for multiple opportunitties.


Demand for paramedics in South-East Queensland and Northern New South Wales currently exceeds supply and is expected to do so in the foreseeable future. Our ageing population and the general population growth in these regions, plus projected expanded scope-of- practice for paramedics, will continue to drive the need for increased ambulance services.


Within the School of Medicine is the discipline of Public Health. Public health and health promotion aims to understand and act on factors that cause poor health, and those that create and sustain good health. Professionals in the sector operate on the basis that prevention is better than cure, focusing on the systems and practices that shape the health of nations, communities, individuals and the environments in which we live, work and play


The importance and impact of interventions in public health means the sector requires professionally educated, experienced health services management people to take leading roles. Managers, clinicians, governments and owners of health facilities need qualifications in health management. There are many avenues for management careers, and many general and specialist management roles for people at national and international levels.


Over 600 scholarships are available to new and continuing students.


Programs in the School of Medicine offer a range of placements opportunities for students to gain experience in their chosen industry. These placements are an important part of our student’s preparation for work. Professional experience provides the link between theory and practice by giving students opportunities to be immersed in the real world. Simply put, professional experience is 'on-the-job' preparation for future health care workers. Placement are unpaid and can be undertaken in metropolitan, rural or remote communities, hospitals and other health care providers throughout Australia and internationally. To commence your placement training, several requirements must be met before placements will be allocated. If requirements are not met in time, then students will not be able to un

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