12 months
81450 AUD/year
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This Master of Science course from The University of Western Australia provides in-depth study in the chosen specialisation. The course adds significantly to a relevant undergraduate degree through coursework and major research in the approved area of interest within the program.  

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UWA scientists are excited and passionate about their research. We invite Honours (or equivalent) graduates to consider undertaking the one-year Master of Science by Thesis and Coursework to work with, and learn from, our internationally recognised teaching and research staff in the Faculty of Science.

We are engaged in a wide range of scientific research across biological, molecular, human, pyschological, agricultural, environmental and earth sciences.

In this course, you'll gain advanced understanding and skills in your chosen area of study, through undertaking a supervised research project and coursework units that include a literature review/proposal unit and an advanced coursework unit. You will present your thesis as a scientific paper to demonstrate high level research skills including project design and management, data gathering, analysis and synthesis, and development of summaries and conclusions as appropriate for the scientific discipline in which the research is undertaken.

Career Pathways 

This Master of Science course from The University of Western Australia is designed for professionals interested in further study, who are seeking to familiarise themselves with recent developments in the field or to enhance their intellectual and research skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • MSc Research Proposal 
  • Master of Science Thesis (full-time) 
  • Master of Science Thesis (part-time)  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 058945E  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Bachelor of Science with at least upper second class Honours (2A), or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • a written agreement by a suitable research supervisor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    81450 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81450 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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