The University of Melbourne

Master of Philosophy - Biomedical Science (By Research)

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

Internationally recognised masters by research degree. Candidates will carry out independent and sustained research on a particular topic under academic supervision. Candidates produce a thesis of 30,000-40,000 words that demonstrates a critical application of specialist knowledge and makes an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research.


  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical science
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology

Standard entry requirements

  • Four-year honours degree or masters degree in a relevant discipline which includes a substantial research component equivalent to at least 25% of one year of full-time study and a weighted average mark of at least 75%
  • Endorsement of a prospective supervisor, referee reports and a research proposal
  • Applicants with a professional degree such as MBBS or MD will be assessed individually.

Study information

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