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Develop expertise in applying biological and biomedical knowledge to the improvement of human health, through the development of novel approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of disease with this Master of Biomedical Science from University of Auckland.  

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Overview

This Master of Biomedical Science from University of Auckland will prepare high-achieving science graduates and graduates of some clinical programmes (e.g. MBChB) to develop expertise in applying in-depth biological and biomedical knowledge to the improvement of human health through the development of novel approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Students will design and conduct biomedical research and/or translational research designed to improve clinical practice. A written thesis setting out your findings will also be required.

Career  

Biomedical science has made transformative contributions over the past decade, stimulating growth in a wide range of industries including agriculture, pharmaceuticals, veterinary science and medical research. 

There are a variety of opportunities in universities, research institutes and private sector pharmaceutical/biotechnology industries (particularly in the United States and Europe) for those with postgraduate training in this field. 

The University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Research scientist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Analysis in Biomedical Research
  • Project Design in Biomedical Science
  • Thesis 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

120 or 240

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research 120 points  

You need to have completed one year of postgraduate study in biomedical science (or an equivalent subject), following an undergraduate degree, at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

  • Research 240 points 
You need to have completed an undergraduate degree in biomedical science (or an equivalent subject) at a recognised university (or similar institution). You will need a GPE of 5.0 in 75% of your most advanced-level courses.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27034 USD/year
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  • National

    5341 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5341 USD per year
  • Domestic: NZ$9,193.20
  • International: NZ$46,525 – $46,752

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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