Master of Applied Science - Bioscience, Social Sciences, Psychology (By Research)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

This Master by Research program sees candidates working with a Principal Supervisor, appointed by the Research Higher Degrees Sub Committee, with the approval of the School. A minimum of 1.5 years and a maximum of 2 years (full-time equivalent), this degree is awarded on the basis of an eternally examined thesis of approximately 40,000 words.


  • Bioscience
  • Social sciences
  • Psychology

Standard entry requirements

  • Graduated with or qualified for a four year Honours Bachelor degree, or Degree with Honours, at least second class honours level, that included a dissertation demonstrating the ability to undertake research at Masters level
  • Or hold qualifications and/or have demonstrated skills, experience, research, or publications which are assessed as being at least equivalent to the qualifications above. Applicants who do not meet the requirements will be required to undertake an additional programme of study equivalent to a fourth year of advanced undergraduate study and research in the relevant field.


Recognition by most Universities for entry into research and teaching positions. Recognition by professional bodies within Human Movement to engage in development and research activities associated with health, sport and physical activity.

Study pathways

There is provision for transfer from Master's to PhD candidature, with credit for the period spent as a Master's candidate. The Master of Applied Science will enable graduates to demonstrate research capacity to facilitate entry into doctoral studies.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) Domestic: $36,450
International: $45,900
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