24 months
38660 AUD/year
31200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Health Sciences (Research) at Swinburne University of Technology offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised research in the related discipline of their choice. Their chosen discipline may include, for example, psychology, neuroscience, health sciences, data sciences or health professions.

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Candidates develop a range of skills, including independent thinking, project management, data analysis and critical thinking, as well as refined communication skills.

The Master of Health Sciences (Research) at Swinburne University of Technology fosters the development of independent research skills, making it ideal preparation for those looking to undertake further research through a PhD program and/or pursue a career in research.

Aims and objectives

As a student in this program you will develop knowledge of research methodology and techniques appropriate to your field of study, and experience in the application of such methodology by conducting a specified program of research under appropriate supervision. In addition, you will develop skills in analysing literature and engaging in debate in the substantive area of the thesis topic at an advanced level.

Programme Structure

 Our supervisors’ specialities include, but are not limited to:

  • Psychology (e.g. social, clinical, forensic, developmental, educational)
  • Neuroscience (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, neuromarketing, psychopharmacology, neurodegenerative disease, neurodevelopmental disorders)
  • Health Sciences (e.g. digital health, health promotion, disabilities, chronic diseases, cardiovascular risks, physiology, sports and exercise science, sensory systems)
  • Data Sciences (e.g. health analytics, biostatistics, epidemiology, statistics)
  • Health Professions (e.g. dietetics, nursing)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 082697E

  • You must have completed a three-year degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year units of study. Other relevant experience will also be taken into account in assessing your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38660 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38660 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31200 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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