Postgraduate

Master of Biomedical Science

Take part in cutting-edge research and its translation to healthy living, clinical diagnosis and treatment of disease with a specialisation in one of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Human Biology, Neuroscience or Physiology.

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

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

Country callers

1800 653 050

Email

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Hours

8.30am – 5pm AWST, Monday – Friday

Frequently asked questions

Careers and further study

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

Career Pathways

You will be well prepared for a range of careers in the biomedical area including positions with industry, in hospitals, university and government research laboratories and in the health industry. A range of opportunities also exists across government departments that deal with health and related services. Other career options for graduates include science communication and media, science administration, and secondary and tertiary teaching. Potential career destinations will also be influenced by the chosen specialisation. The Master of Biomedical Science also provides a pathway to PhD studies for those graduates who complete a research dissertation as part of their program.
You will be well prepared for a range of careers in the biomedical area including positions with industry, in hospitals, university and government research laboratories and in the health industry. A range of opportunities also exists across government departments that deal with health and related services. Other career options for graduates include science communication and media, science administration, and secondary and tertiary teaching. Potential career destinations will also be influenced by the chosen specialisation. The Master of Biomedical Science also provides a pathway to PhD studies for those graduates who complete a research dissertation as part of their program.
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Further Study

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Fees and scholarships

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Scholarships

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Admission requirements

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

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree with a major in a biomedical or health science discipline, that aligns with one of the specialisations of this course, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

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

Biomedical Science encompasses a range of biological, medical and health-related disciplines addressing global biomedical challenges such as obesity, cancer, neurological diseases and cardiovascular disease. Biomedical Science draws on the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and neuroscience and the para-clinical disciplines of microbiology, pathology and pharmacology to understand and treat human disease. Biomedical Science has increasingly embraced the overarching disciplines of human genetics, epigenetics and genomics to understand how gene-environment interactions define the human phenotype in its normal and diseased states.

About The Course

This course emphasis on cutting-edge research and its translation to healthy living and to clinical diagnosis and treatment of disease. You are able to focus on advancing your knowledge through coursework or research. The program places strong emphasis on developing research literacy.
Master of Biomedical Science

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 71520
CRICOS code
  • 083856J
Master of Biomedical Science
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Please refer to the UWA Handbook
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 71520
CRICOS code
  • 083856J

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Master of Biomedical Science

About the student experience on this course

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