The mission of the School of Medicine is to produce graduates who will provide a significant contribution and positive impact on communities in Tasmania, mainland Australia and internationally. This is achieved through our ongoing commitment to academic excellence, in teaching and learning, and knowledge advancement through research. Our dedication to providing a unique and supportive educational experience is enhanced by being the sole University in an island state committed to fostering collaborations on a domestic and global scale.
Based in the state-of-the-art Medical Science Precinct in Hobart's CBD with Clinical Schools associated with the Royal Hobart Hospital and Launceston General Hospital, and teaching in many campuses throughout Tasmania and into Sydney, the School of Medicine has an excellent reputation for both Teaching and Learning coupled with world-class Research. The School delivers three undergraduate degrees:
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
- Bachelor of Paramedic Practice
- Bachelor of Biotechnology and Medical Research (in partnership with the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology)
The School of Medicine also has a growing program of postgraduate coursework and research degrees. Research Honours programs of the School can lead to further postgraduate training and exciting research careers. Our coursework postgraduate offerings focus on building the capacity of health professionals in areas of Clinical Supervision, Health Service Management and Public Health.
The School has a number of innovative programs related to the education of health professionals along with leading research teams that are working in areas such as biomedical research, clinical research and health services research.
The School has many educational and research collaborations within the Faculty of Health Science and throughout the University, particularly with the Rural Clinical School based in Burnie, the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania. Health degree programs are generously supported by the wider community of clinicians throughout Tasmania, as well as the key public and private health providers of the State.