Master of Science (By Research)

University of Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00026A

This program provides students with the opportunity to undertake individual research in a specialised area, under the direction of an expert academic supervisor. For applicants, both the statement of research interest and research proposal should demonstrate adequate language skills and an ability to successfully complete such a program.

Designed for

Graduates of Bachelor of Science


Research thesis, plus advanced coursework relating to research method and practice as required


  • Agricultural chemistry
  • Anatomy and histology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Marine and ocean sciences
  • Mathematics and statistics
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Psychology
  • Soil science

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree (Honours first or second class)
  • A thesis proposal

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Camperdown/Darlington Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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