The Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health

The Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health is a department of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne.  The Florey Department is responsible for the teaching of research higher degree programs: Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy. 

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Florey Students (SOFI)

SOFI represent the students of the Florey Neuroscience Institutes. We're here to enhance the academic and professional life of SOFI Postgraduate Students.

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Short Courses

Achieve a high level of competency and understanding with a Specialist Certificate In Clinical Research (Neuroscience). Please note these will again be offered in 2018.

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PhD Program

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) gives you the opportunity to undertake leading edge research in an area of interest under the supervision of our highly reputed researchers.

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Honours Program

Each year we accept students from biomedical science and science programs to undertake one-year, full time Honours projects in neuroscience related research. Students undertake all of their scientific research work on site at the Florey, while undertaking their course work at the university department through which they are enrolled.

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Work Experience for Secondary Students

Our work experience program is offered to year 10-12 students who are interested in the development and functioning of the brain; how it works and what happens when it goes wrong. The work experience program runs over a one week period in June and September, with programs offered at the Parkville and Austin Campuses.

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Student Contacts