Postgraduate

Master of Rural and Remote Medicine

Tackle the questions important to those who live in the bush – questions that may only be explored in a local context. Indigenous health is a special focus.

Careers and further study

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

Career Pathways

The Master of Rural and Remote Medicine is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.
The Master of Rural and Remote Medicine is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.

Further Study

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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.

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

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.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

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

Course Credit Points
72
Total Course Fee - 2018
$77,250.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$77,250.00

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

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.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a)(i) the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and
(ii)A. completed or be completing fellowship training in a primary care or equivalent specialty college; or
B. a level of prior professional rural experience which, in the opinion of the Faculty, would enable the applicant to complete the course;
or
(b) completed the Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine from this University.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

Research and coursework supplementary form

Applicants to this course are required to submit a completed research and coursework supplementary form when applying.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

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 below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

The Master of Rural and Remote Medicine is a broad-based degree for those wishing to pursue a career in teaching or research focused on rural and remote medicine.

About The Course

As rural and remote medicine is a generalist discipline, the range of research topics is very wide, from large-scale epidemiological studies to educational and qualitative or clinical studies.
Master of Rural and Remote Medicine

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Offsite Placement
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Off-campus
  • On-campus
  • Online
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
  • 90680
CRICOS code
  • 058922A
Master of Rural and Remote Medicine
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Offsite Placement
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • Off-campus
  • On-campus
  • Online
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
  • 90680
CRICOS code
  • 058922A
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Rural and Remote Medicine - Thesis and Coursework

Course Structure

CRICOS Code: 00126G
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