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

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.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Rural and Remote Medicine
  • Principles of Clinical Teaching and Learning (Rural)
  • Rural Clinical Education Practice
  • Research Methods for Rural Medicine
  • Special Topics in Rural and Remote Medicine—Communication
  • Special Topics in Rural and Remote Medicine—Clinical

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity

            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

            • Full-time duration 12 months
          • Credits
            72 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus, Online
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:


            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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          • Minimum required score:


            The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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          • Minimum required score:


            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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          Academic Requirements

          General Requirements

          • the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; and
          • completed or be completing fellowship training in a primary care or equivalent specialty college; or
          • a level of prior professional rural experience which, in the opinion of the Faculty, would enable the applicant to complete the course; 
          • completed the Graduate Certificate in Rural and Remote Medicine from this University.

          CRICOS: 058922A

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            77256 AUD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 77250 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Perth

          • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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