University of New England UNE

Master of Scientific Studies

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

With a wide range of majors in both the pure and applied sciences, UNE's Master of Scientific Studies provides you with specialised training in your chosen scientific discipline. Do you want to be able to respond to constant technological disruption in the workplace by learning more about big data? Perhaps you are passionate about our natural environments and want to refine your knowledge of Australian plants and animals. Are you upskilling to position yourself at the cutting-edge of new medical discoveries?Our coursework Master's degree gives you opportunities to future fit your career by expanding on your expertise, upgrading your applied skills, and developing the advanced knowledge needed to solve complex problems in the rapidly changing world of science and technology.

Structure

To qualify for the award a candidate must complete units to the value of 96 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level and at least 36 credit points at 500-level.

Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Biodiversity science
  • Biomedical science
  • Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Mathematics
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Quantitative ecology
  • Zoology

Standard entry requirements

"Rule A: You have completed a Bachelor qualification (AQF Level 7 or overseas equivalent) in a relevant discipline* with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 AND you meet the minimum knowledge requirements for your preferred major.†If you are admitted on this basis, you will be eligible for admission under Rule A. Please see the Course Structure (Program of Study).Rule B: You have completed a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification (AQF Level 8 or overseas equivalent) in a relevant discipline* with a minimum GPA of 5.0 AND you meet the minimum knowledge requirements for your preferred major.†If you are admitted on this basis, you will be eligible for admission under Rule B. Please see the Course Structure (Program of Study).* Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to, the following:BiochemistryBiologyChemistryEcologyGeneticsGeologyMathematicsMicrobiologyPhysicsPhysiologyStatisticsZoology"

Study pathways

Graduates who have included a thesis in their program of study are eligible to apply for admission to PhD candidature. Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus Domestic: $66,464
International: $67,712
Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
UNE Armidale (main campus) Domestic: $66,464
International: $72,452
Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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