Postgraduate

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Science

Develop your research skills in preparation to undertake a research degree in a scientific area by completing a higher degree by research preliminary course.

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The University of Western Australia(M355) 35 Stirling Highway Perth Western Australia 6009

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(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

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Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course will help you to prepare for a higher degree by research.
This course will help you to prepare for a higher degree by research.

Further Study

The Faculty of Science offers a wide range of postgraduate research courses.
The Faculty of Science offers a wide range of postgraduate research courses.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2019
$8,786.00
Typical Fee Range - 2019
$6,566.00 - $10,958.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to complement the student's previous studies. On satisfactory completion, students may be able to undertake independent research for a higher degree.

About The Course

This is a qualifying course intended for persons who wish to apply for higher degree by research but do not hold the prerequisite qualification. It comprises a supervised course of advanced study and/or research. Successful completion gives eligibility to apply for entry to a research degree course such as a Master of Philosophy or PhD.
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Science

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 70490
CRICOS code
  • 003635G
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Science
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 70490
CRICOS code
  • 003635G
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Science
CRICOS Code: 00126G
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