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This Master of Health Science - Neuroscience at The University of Western Australia  provides a pathway for you to further develop your science knowledge and integrate this knowledge with a solid grounding in public health as well as providing a work practicum in the health industry. This integration enables you to be job-ready at the end of your course.

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Overview

This Master of Health Science - Neuroscience at The University of Western Australia encompasses a range of biological, medical and health-related disciplines addressing global health challenges that are crucial to human health and wellbeing. These are complimented by a public health focus, which draws out the relevance of the science disciplines to the health industry (i.e. health promotion, research, policy and administration). 

Links between each science discipline, public health and the health industry are further enhanced by practical experience inside a health-related organisation. 

You will be well positioned to pursue a career in the health industry, with opportunities in health promotion, administration and delivery.

Career

Graduates will be well positioned to pursue careers in the health industry, with opportunities in health promotion, administration and delivery both domestically and internationally. Potentially, graduates could also progress to professional degrees including medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Neurobiology
  • Comparative Neurobiology
  • Advanced Neuroscience
  • Physiology of Cells
  • The Conduct, Ethics and Communication of Science
  • Advanced Research Techniques
  • Neuroendocrinology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

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

  • a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Health Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; 
  • met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation
CRICOS: 083862M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49733 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 74600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    31866 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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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