Postgraduate

Master of Clinical Pathology

Extend your learning in the biomedical sciences with a focus on the knowledge and technical skill set required for research or employment in the diagnostic and research environments of clinical pathology.

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Student Central

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

Telephone

(+61 8) 6457 2076

Country callers

1800 653 050

Email

[email protected]

Hours

8:30am to 5pm Monday to 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

Completion of this course will strengthen your qualifications in numerous biomedical fields which don't require a medical degree.
Completion of this course will strengthen your qualifications in numerous biomedical fields which don't require a medical degree.
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Further Study

Master's by Research, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master's by Research, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Fees and scholarships

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Fees

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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) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major.

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

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Course details

This course focuses on the six major disciplines of clinical pathology (biochemistry, haematology and transfusion science, immunology, anatomical pathology, genetics and microbiology) as well as key elements of professional practice.

About The Course

This is a 96-point course which contains 48 points of core units and 48 points of specialisation specific units which can be chosen to include a research project and dissertation or coursework only.
Master of Clinical Pathology

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • January 18, 2017.
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
  • 92510
CRICOS code
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Master of Clinical Pathology
Status
  • Available 2017
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • January 18, 2017.
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
  • 92510
CRICOS code
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders

Course Structure

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