The Master of Science programme has been created to offer graduates a new pathway into a research career and/or PhD studies. Students will engage in a significant research project and discipline-specific and workplace-focused coursework. This approach allows students to undertake a research project in a listed discipline, as well as a range of coursework science subjects and Professional Tools subjects.
Note: The research project within disciplines may vary in length and students will be required to locate a supervisor. It is advised to commence this search prior to application.
This course has Austudy approval.
The Master of Science programme gives students the opportunity to undertake a research project in a field of choice as well as a broad range of coursework subjects as a pathway to PhD study or to the workforce. Students undertake a substantial research project in one discipline.
The substantial nature of the research project will allow students to improve their prospects of publishing one or more papers in international journals, as well as extending their laboratory experience. This adds up to enhanced employment potential in relation to the laboratory workplace.
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is the oldest university in Victoria, Australia. One of the group of eight research universities in Australia, the University of Melbourne is a publicly funded institution and one of Australia's top ranking universities.