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What will I learn?

Develop your research skills and contribute to new developments in nursing and health care delivery.

The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the area of ageing and chronic disease, including:

evaluation of interventions for preventing, diagnosing and treating chronic health issues
health equity for vulnerable populations
mental health, particularly health risk and health-seeking behaviours
public health and health services.

You will undertake clinical or experimental research in one of these fields with an individual supervisor overseeing your development and progress.

Research is undertaken in a strongly multi-disciplinary environment that brings clinical and basic researchers together to undertake novel research at the boundaries between disciplines.

Career

A masters degree will provide you with a foundation for further studies into a PhD and employment in senior leadership and management research-based positions in a variety of government, non-government and corporate organisations.

Which department am I in?

STEM College

CRICOS

079827D

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$31,680.00 (17,06,897) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 August 2022, 1 November 2022

Venue

Bundoora Campus

289 McKimmie Road,

BUNDOORA,

Victoria,

3083, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline with a minimum of 65% average

For international students

The minimum requirements for admission to a master by research program are:

a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year; or
evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.

At RMIT a grade of credit represents academic achievement of 60% or higher.

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT University has obtained a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education.

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  • 8th in Australia for graduate employability
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