24 months
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38960 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Science (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, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, mathematics or physics.

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Overview

Candidates develop a range of skills, including independent thinking, project management, data analysis and critical thinking, as well as refined communication skills. Candidates also learn how to develop hypotheses and design experiments to test them, and to analyse, write about and publish scientific data.

The program from the 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 Science (Research) 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.

This program is suited to applicants who:

  • Are interested in a career in research
  • Have a genuine passion for research of a particular field
  • Have a naturally inquiring mind and a desire to know more
  • Are interested in undertaking a PhD program in the future
  • Wish to gain an internationally recognised qualification
  • Want to enhance their research education and/or employment opportunities

Programme Structure

Research areas include:

  • Science (general)
  • Astrophysics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 008343A

  • 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

    38960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38960 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30550 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30550 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.

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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