Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program provides the opportunity for students to pursue research at an advanced level in a chosen area and present an original thesis.
24 credit points of coursework and a 72 credit point thesis. Academic units may award advanced standing for the coursework component and will determine the appropriate entry point.
- Biomedical Science, Dementia, Education, Exercise Science, Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies, Health Leadership and Management, Health Sciences, Indigenous Health, Medical Science, Mental Health, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Rehabilitation and Primary Health Care.
Standard entry requirements
- Honours degree with 2nd class Division 1 or higher
- Research Masters with at least two-thirds of the degree comprising a thesis. UOW Masters of Research with WAM70+
- Coursework Masters with a substantial thesis and WAM75+ or GPA 3.2 out of 4. Other forms of research experience will also be considered.
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This course is Student Contribution exempt for domestic students under the Research Training Scheme (RTS).
All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should: commence with a statement detailing any previous research or project experience you have undertaken, including if possible a copy of the abstract of such work; contain, in no more than one additional page, a clearly focussed research proposal for the study you would wish to undertake throughout your registration in the course; and conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course. Students are advised to make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission.