What will I learn?

This course offers numerous research opportunities in health sciences.

Areas of research expertise include: exercise physiology, health systems policy and management, public health, mother and child health, human communication sciences, musculoskeletal research, nursing and midwifery, rehabilitation and injury prevention, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, orthoptics, podiatry, prosthetics and orthotics, dietetics and human nutrition and sex, health and society.

The course includes four online coursework subjects, which provide training in foundation research skills. These may be waived for students who have completed an Honours degree or equivalent.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 – Masters Degree by Research.

Career outcomes

This degree will allow you to pursue a career as a researcher in academic research, higher education or the public health sector. It can also serve as a pathway into a PhD.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Which department am I in?

Department of Science and Biosciences

CRICOS

074418F

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$44,200.00 (US$ 31,539) per year

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

Application deadline

18 February 2022

More details

Start date

28 February 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$44,200.00 (US$ 31,539) per year

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

Application deadline

18 February 2022

More details

Start date

28 February 2022, 18 July 2022

Venue

City Campus

Level 2, 360 Collins St,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent). WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 65%.

For international students

The minimum academic requirement for entry to a Masters by research at La Trobe is a three year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline completed within the last ten years with a weighted average mark in the final year of 65 or above.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 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 La Trobe University

Research carried out at La Trobe University is ranked among the top 1.4% in the world and the institute offers world-class facilities.

  • Professional teaching environments and links to industries
  • One-to-one support for international students on any issue
  • Career Ready team help students prepare post-graduation life
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