This elite intensive research degree in health and (bio-) medical sciences will provide students with the opportunity to pursue and independent investigative research project under the supervision of an academic staff member in the School of Medicine, along with coursework specifically designed to provide relevant skills in research design, communication, integrity and interpretation.
This course will provide students with a dedicated pathway into PhD programs or into employment where deeper disciplinary knowledge and research skills are required.
The research projects that centre on the basis of health and disease span from basic gene discovery and molecular analysis, through to functional genomics and pre-clinical development, to clinical and population studies.
This includes in the fields of immunity, infectious diseases, developmental biology, exercise physiology and metabolism, musculoskeletal biology, haematology, cancer, metabolic disease, neuroscience, molecular psychiatry and nanomedicine. Research projects may also be offered in the field of rural and regional medicine, general practice, chronic disease management, public health, medical education, epidemiology, farmer health, medical imaging, surgery and optometry.
The Master of Philosophy from Deakin University is specifically designed to provide students from diverse undergraduate backgrounds with an opportunity to expand their knowledge base and become an independent researcher with specialized technical, critical thinking, communication and cognitive skills.
These skills are highly sought by many employers, with the course providing students with a dedicated pathway into national and international PhD programs or into careers within academia, industry, medical research as well as government and non-government scientific agencies, both local and global.
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- Research Communication
- Research Interpretation and Integrity
- Research Design
- Qualitative Health Research
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPhilosophy & Ethics View 44 other Masters in Philosophy & Ethics in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Students must have successfully completed:
- Bachelor degree with a distinction average (75%) for the third year or equivalent in the same discipline as the proposed research thesis
- Coursework Master degree with a minimum credit average (65% or GPA 3.0 out of 4.0) in the same discipline as the proposed research thesis
- The pre-clinical component of the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (or equivalent degree) at the postgraduate level.
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Living costs for Geelong
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.