The University of Melbourne

Master of Primary Health Care (By Research)

The University of Melbourne

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

The Master of Primary Health Care enables students to undertake a major research project on a primary health care topic.


Candidates enrol in a thesis subject for the duration of the degree which is normally taken over 18 months full-time. All candidates are examined on the basis of their thesis (30,000-40,000 words) which is examined externally. A candidate will have appropriately experienced supervisor/s and an Advisory Committee who in consultation with the candidate, arranges a course of supervised research designed to suit the individual requirements and interests of the candidate.


  • Primary health care

Standard entry requirements

  • Three-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a related area and an honours degree or postgraduate diploma in primary health care or relevant field with a weighted average mark of at least 75%, or equivalent
  • At least two years' documented, relevant professional or work experience. See

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
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Further information

Refer to the University of Melbourne Handbook for more details:

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