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What will I learn?

This is the main Masters level research program for postgraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine. Candidates must demonstrate ability to undertake research by the submission of a thesis embodying the results of an original investigation.

The degree of Master of Science by research may be awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Higher Degree Committee of the appropriate faculty (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) to a candidate who has demonstrated ability to undertake research by the submission of a thesis embodying the results of an original investigation.

Candidature

An approved candidate shall be enrolled in one of the following categories:

full-time attendance at the University;
part-time attendance at the University;
external - not in regular attendance at the University and using research facilities external to the University.

A candidate shall be required to undertake an original investigation or design on an approved topic. The candidate may also be required to undergo such examination and perform such other work as may be prescribed by the Committee.

The work shall be carried out under the direction of a supervisor appointed from the full-time members of the University staff.

The progress of a candidate shall be reviewed annually by the Committee following a report by the candidate, the supervisor and the head of the school and as a result of such review the Committee may cancel enrolment or take such other action as it considers appropriate.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine and Health

CRICOS

001003M

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$49,680.00 (27,02,938) per year

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

Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

UNSW Sydney - University of New South Wales

Kensington Campus,

High Street, Kensington,

UNSW SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2052, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to this program requires one of the following: 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with a minimum 65% average; or 4-year Bachelor degree in a biomedical health-related discipline with honours (either embedded or as a single honours year) with a minimum 65% average and 2 courses of first-year university level mathematics or equivalent; or Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Engineering (such as 5449 UNSW Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Engineering) with a minimum 65% average; or Completion of 36 UOC of the 5449 UNSW Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Engineering with a minimum 65% average with no fails.

For international students

A candidate for the degree shall have been awarded an appropriate degree of Bachelor from the University of New South Wales or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Committee.

An applicant who submits evidence of such other academic or professional attainments as may be approved by the Committee may be permitted to enrol for the degree.

When the Committee is not satisfied with the qualifications submitted by an applicant the Committee may require the applicant, before being permitted to enrol, to undergo such examination or carry out such work as the Committee may prescribe.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL IBT (Internet Based): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); Pearson (PTE - Academic): 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); C1 Advanced Cambridge: 176 overall (min. 169 in each subtest); C2 Proficiency Cambridge: 180 overall (min. 180 in each subtest); UNSW Global University English Entry Course (UEEC): Successful completion with a minimum overall grade of C+ and a minimum grade of C in the writing component.

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

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