24 months
29000 AUD/year
22000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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At Science offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast, you'll explore new scientific frontiers. You'll upgrade your original training and develop new or existing areas of expertise. 


Science offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast is designed to upgrade your professional qualifications and allow you to be an independent thinker and problem solver, under the supervision of internationally recognised research scientists and academics.

Students at Science offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast will:

  • Undertake a comprehensive review of research literature, learn advanced research techniques, and apply extensive analysis to a project in the workplace;
  • Choose from these recognised research concentrations and more: GeneCology Research Centre, Cluster for Health Improvement, Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster. 

Programme Structure

Course structure: 

  • A Higher Degree by Research (HDR) is a supervised research program that requires undertaking original research, resulting in a thesis, or a thesis and exegesis.
  • During the Master by Research program, Master by Research candidates are required to achieve several milestones that relate to their research training.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 026640J 
  • To be eligible for admission to Master of Science candidature, applicants are normally required to hold a bachelors degree with at least Honours Class 2 Division II from a recognised higher education institution. Applicants who have completed a bachelors degree and have achieved by subsequent work and study a standard equivalent to at least Honours Class 2 Division II may also be considered.
  • Entry by non-graduates who have relevant governmental or industry experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • In exceptional cases applications may be considered on the basis of other evidence of general and professional qualifications as approved by the Research Degrees Committee. Refer also to the University’s English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 24 months.


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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