Teaching & Research
The Department of Forensic Medicine, a strategic partnership between Monash University & VIFM, seeks to educate and inspire the next generation of forensic scientists and practitioners.
The Department of Forensic Medicine is a world leading teaching institution with state of the art facilities, offering an unparalleled opportunity to study forensic medicine and science in a fully operational forensic medical environment.
Encompassing a wide range of forensic medicine and scientific disciplines, our focus on strong academic rigor, underpins the integrity we are renowned for in the judicial and health care systems. Our high standing in the wider community has been built on a platform of trust and authority delivered through scientific excellence.
Our teaching staff; comprised of current and former forensic doctors and scientists, allows our students to gain cutting edge insight and real world knowledge. The Master of Forensic Medicine program attracts students from all over the globe and is held in the highest regard both domestically and internationally. The Monash Medical Law Tutorial Program developed for undergraduate and graduate medical students, offers a new and exciting approach to understanding the relationship between medicine, science and the law. VIFM & the Department of Forensic Medicine also offer a series of public short courses aimed towards those seeking entry to the world of forensic science, current forensic practitioners and the curious minded.