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Laboratory Medicine

RMIT University

24 months
41280 AUD/year
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Specialise in clinical pathology. Study Laboratory Medicine at RMIT University.  

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Qualify for a career in diagnostic pathology and medical research. This Laboratory Medicine program at RMIT University  suits graduates from biological science or biomedical science degrees.

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams from the following options:

  • anatomical pathology
  • clinical biochemistry
  • haematology 
  • medical microbiology
  • transfusion and transplantation science

On graduation, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.


Medical scientists work in:

  • hospital laboratories
  • private pathology laboratories 
  • state health laboratories
  • universities
  • as technical support specialists in commercial companies

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Histology
  • Microbiology
  • Diagnostic Microbiology 
  • Clinical Immunology 
  • Immunology
  • Clinical Biochemistry 

Key information


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

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General requirements

CRICOS number: 056171G   

  • An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline (laboratory medicine, biomedical or biological sciences or medicine) with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 out of 4.0 Or
  • An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline with at least five years of relevant work experience in diagnostic pathology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41280 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 41280 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic: Commonwealth supported places 

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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