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What will I learn?

The Masters of Science by Research (Health Sciences) degree provides students with the research expertise for their next step including a career in the University, relevant industry or research sectors. Graduates may also wish to continue their studies with the Doctor of Philosophy.

The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) enables you to undertake supervised research studies in one or more of the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine's research areas and groups. It is an internationally recognised research degree and is a pathway to PhD studies. Potential areas for research opportunity include: Anatomy Evidence-Based Practice Nutrition & Dietetics Genetics Health Professions Education Immunology Indigenous Health Medical Ethics Medical Research Neuroscience Physiology/Pharmacology Physiotherapy Public Health Sports and Exercise Science Sports Management Stem Cells Urology Bond University research students have access to the specialist expertise of our internationally published academics as well as state-of-the-art facilities.

Professional outcomes

The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) provides you with research expertise for careers in the university, industry or research sectors.

Graduates may also wish to continue their studies with a Doctor of Philosophy (Health Sciences & Medicine) program.


On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$39,760.00 (21,28,480) per year

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

Start date

16 May 2022


Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),



4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to a standard Australian bachelor degree in Architecture with a credit average (GPA 2.0/4.0 or 5.0/7.0) AND a high-quality portfolio of design work.

For international students

The minimum requirements for this program is a University Bachelor's degree with Honours in a relevant discipline, with evidence of the ability to conduct supervised research; or a qualification or combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the Faculty Research Committee.

Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 185 (No sub score less than 176); IELTS score 7.0 (No sub score less than 6.5); Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 65; Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) - 98.

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

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


About Bond University

Bond rates five stars in teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness (2019 QS Star Ratings).

  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia