University of Canberra

Master of Applied Science (Research)

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

The Master of Applied Science (Research) presents students with an opportunity to undertake independent research in a specialised area with expert supervision. This two-year full-time course has two study routes, and students can choose to complete it via a mixture of coursework and thesis, or thesis only. Students will: Have access to expert staff supervision in applied and health science, including: human physiology, immunology, microbiology, toxicology, drug analysis, pharmacology, forensic science and neuromuscular co-ordination; have access to resource and environmental science expertise in the fields of: vegetation and wildlife ecology, freshwater ecology, conservation biology, wildlife genetics, environmental chemistry, geomorphology, micro-meteorology, geographical information systems, and resource and environmental management; be assigned a supervisory panel and primary supervisor to act as a mentor; and receive support and skills development to plan and undertake research.

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission applicants must have: An Honours degree in science (at H1 or H2A level) or the equivalent in a relevant professional field
  • Or a bachelor degree in science or applied science with above average performance
  • Or a bachelor degree followed by a graduate diploma in applied science
  • Or an Honours degree in science at H2B or H3 level and evidence of a capacity for conducting research at the Masters level.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $59,000
International: $71,000

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