Master's Degrees in Human Medicine in Australia

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Studying Human Medicine

Human medicine is the study and practice of diagnosis, treatment and disease prevention of patients, with the purpose of improving their well-being. When student gain enough knowledge to put their courses into practice, they become well-trained doctors choosing from wide range of specializations.

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Studying in Australia

Australia is well known for its warm climate, great beaches and exceptional higher education system. It has strong influences from both Europe and Asia, and with the worlds second highest development index, it is a fantastic place to study!

Applying to a Master's in Australia

If you've decided to study a Master's degree at a university in Australia, you will have to gather the right documents to prove that you fit the application requirements. You have to present:

  • Your personal information;

  • Your work experience (only if you have been employed before);

  • An application fee;

  • An English certificate (some countries are exempt);

  • Proof that you changed your name, if you got married (Congrats, I'm sure you looked lovely in the photos!);

  • Your grades, or the grade you got at your final exam.

Of course, all these documents have to be translated in English, by a certified translator.

Australia has no more or less than 5 options for your English certificate. These are: TOEFL, IELTS, C1 Advanced, Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), Pearson Test of English (PTE). Applications deadlines aren't country-wide for Australia: it will, ultimately, depend on your university and programme. Generally, October – November is the application period for the first semester, and April – May for the second semester.

YYou can let us do the hard work and simply apply to a university in Australia by using Studyportals Apply – our university application platform. Just select a Master's from the list of our partner universities in Australia, answer a couple of questions about your available budget and your previous degree, and find out how well you fit the programme. Then, you just need to fill in your student profile, including some personal and academic information, and let us apply on your behalf. We'll do our best to get you into the university where you'd like to study.

154 Human Medicine Master's degrees in Australia

Graduate Certificate Healthy Ageing

Equip yourself with a postgraduate qualification in Healthy Ageing at CQUniversity Australia that will enable you to venture into the rapidly growing market for health services that provide quality care to the ageing population. 

Master Clinical Pharmacy

The Master of Clinical Pharmacy at University of Tasmania will enhance your ability as a registered pharmacist, to contribute to the quality use of medicines and to improve your critical analysis and clinical decision-making skills.

Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Pharmacy

This Graduate Diploma of Clinical Pharmacy at University of Tasmania provides an opportunity for registered pharmacists, particularly those from rural and remote areas, to develop clinical pharmacy skills and qualifications in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice research by offering a flexible education program delivered online.

Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Psychology

If you’re looking to upskill in clinical psychology and you’ve completed a master’s degree or equivalent in clinical neuropsychology and are qualified with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) this bridging Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology at The University of Western Australia allows you to do that.

Master Pharmacy

This Master of Pharmacy at The University of Western Australia provides advanced study in the areas of pharmacy practice, clinical pharmacy, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, pharmacotherapy and health systems, and includes practical training.

Master Medical Research

This Medical Research degree offered by Griffith University provides graduates with the opportunity to undertake advanced study and research. You will gain a thorough training in applied scientific research and methodology and be prepared for higher degree by research studies and professional employment in the research field. 

Master Epidemiology

The Master of Epidemiology programme offered by Western Sydney University is designed for graduates interested in a career in health research, including clinicians (medical, nursing and allied health) and practitioners from health-related fields (public health, environmental health, communicable disease control).

Master Osteopathic Medicine

The Master of Osteopathic Medicine offered by the Southern Cross University is designed to develop a critical evaluation of the theory and practice of osteopathy and to produce primary care health practitioners who are able to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. 

Health and Human Science
Master Primary Maternity Care

The Master of Primary Maternity Care pffered by Griffith University will involve the development of high levels of research knowledge and skills to enable graduates to analyse the evidence, determine the applicability of evidence to practice, generate critical questions and conduct research.

Postgraduate Certificate Autism Diagnosis

This Graduate Certificate in Autism Diagnosis at The University of Western Australia will provide graduates trained in psychology, speech pathology, paediatrics, or psychiatry with the specialist knowledge and clinical skills required to participate in team-based diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Master Medicine (Allergic Diseases)

The Master of Medicine (Allergic Diseases) offered by Western Sydney University equips medical practitioners in clinical practice with advanced theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise in allergic diseases and core epidemiological research methods. 

Master Chinese Medicine

The Master of Chinese Medicine offered by Western Sydney University deepens practitioners' knowledge of the classical traditions of Chinese medicine and focuses on bringing this knowledge to contemporary clinical practice and research practice.

Master Surgery

The Master of Surgery course at The University of Western Australia is a unique and innovative program for junior doctors who are pursuing a career in Surgery. In addition to undertaking academic competencies, students gain practical experience by participating in advanced surgical skills workshops in a specialised training lab environment. 

Master Clinical Embryology

The Intensive Master of Clinical Embryology is internationally renowned as a training program for all assisted reproductive technologies (ART), producing high calibre embryologists.

Rehabilitation Physiotherapy

By studying the Master of Rehabilitation at James Cook University (JCU) you'll gain knowledge and professional experience that will help you upskill and update your clinical practice. This Master’s degree offers you the opportunity to select from majors in four areas - a General Major in Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology. JCU also offers a wide selection of subjects, several of which address tropical, Indigenous, rural and remote practice.

Postgraduate Diploma Palliative Care in Aged Care

The courses in Palliative Care in Aged Care at Flinders University have been developed to provide practitioners from backgrounds in gerontology, aged care or palliative care with education in the specialty area of palliative care in aged care.

Preparation Course Intensive GAMSAT Essay Writing Course

The GAMSAT Intensive Essay Writing Course (CR104) is the premier course for students wishing to score highly in Section 2 of the GAMSAT. The purpose is to provide students with advanced essay writing skills and the ability to competently and proficiently write superior essays covering a vast array of GAMSAT essay topics within a limited time frame.

Postgraduate Certificate Health Promotion

Inspire others to adopt a healthy lifestyle by expanding your qualification in health promotion. Apply for a Graduate Certificate of Health Promotion now.

M.Sc. Science in Addiction Studies

The Master of Science in Addiction Studies (International Programme in Addiction Studies) is a unique postgraduate program delivered entirely online with no campus attendance required. The program is available to students from all countries. Online lectures, assignments and correspondence are in English only.

Preparation Course GAMSAT Platinum Program

The GAMSAT Platinum Program is a pre-medical program and the METC Institute's premier package for GAMSAT preparation. Second only to the METC Institute's exclusive GAMSAT High Achiever Program, the GAMSAT Platinum Program is the best and the most comprehensive GAMSAT preparation that is available to the general market.

Postgraduate Diploma Global Health Care (International Health Care)

The Global Health Care (International Health Care) nursing program at Flinders University provides health professionals the opportunity to advance their knowledge of the political contexts of health care, global health issues and sustainable development.

Master Physiotherapy

Emphasis in the Physiotherapy programme at Flinders University is placed on preparing you to become a contemporary health professional who is able to work effectively across a range of settings, and in metropolitan or rural/remote locations.

MForensMed Forensic Medicine

In this course, you will gain advanced expertise and specialised knowledge enabling you to become highly sought after in the forensic medical, dental or science fields.  Building on your qualification in medicine, dentistry, biomedical science or radiography, you will be able to apply your knowledge in the interests of justice.

Postgraduate Diploma Occupational Health and Safety

Develops professionals in the field of occupational and health and safety (OHS), in particular, to develop the skills of identification and management of workplace hazards that may adversely impact on the health and safety of workers.

M.Phil. Ophthalmology

The Master of Philosophy (Ophthalmology) is conducted over two years of full time study or the equivalent in half-time candidature. The key aim of the program is to train students in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their field of research at an advanced level. 

M.Phil. Surgery

The Master of Philosophy (Surgery) is conducted over two years of full time study or the equivalent in half-time candidature. The key aim of the program is to train students in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their field of research at an advanced level. 

Preparation Course GAMSAT Foundations and Complex Reasoning Course

The GAMSAT Foundations & Complex Reasoning Course (CR101) has been specifically designed to prepare students to complete the GAMSAT to an exceptionally high standard. It is a pre-medical subject suitable for all students including those with a previous science or allied health background.

Master Advanced Surgery

Our Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) is the first medical school in Australia to offer credentialed sub-speciality, post-fellowship training. It is located next to Macquarie University Hospital, Australia’s only private hospital on a university campus. In other words, our researchers and teachers are given a uniquely high level of support.

Master Applied Statistics

The Master of Applied Statistics is designed to train graduates for employment as statisticians. Specialised study is also available in the areas of biostatistics, epidemiological methods, generalised linear models, time series and stochastic finance.

Master Disaster Health Care

If you have a bachelor degree or equivalent in a health profession and wish to develop your knowledge, preparedness and personal and professional response capability for local, national and international disaster events, then this Disaster Health Care programme at Flinders University is for you.

Postgraduate Diploma Chronic Condition Management

The postgraduate programs in Chronic Condition Management at Flinders University aim to meet the extended professional development needs of graduates involved in policy, planning and/or delivery of services to people with chronic physical and/or mental health conditions.

Preparation Course GAMSAT Swotvac Package

The GAMSAT Swotvac Package provides students with an intense period of preparation similar in concept to ‘Swotvac’ study breaks used effectively by many University students in preparation for their exams.

Master Medicine

Our Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) is the first medical school in Australia to offer credentialed sub-speciality, post-fellowship training. It is located next to Macquarie University Hospital, Australia’s only private hospital on a university campus. In other words, our researchers and teachers are given a uniquely high level of support.

Master Minimally Invasive Surgery

The program will provide a professional qualification for those who wish to have minimally invasive surgery as a predominant part of their future surgical practice. In particular, the aim is to produce surgeons who have an understanding of the theory of laparoscopic procedures combined with a thorough clinical grounding in laparoscopic surgery.

Master Public Health - Primary Health Care

The Master of Public Health - Primary Health Care at Flinders University aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to incorporate into their own workplaces the public health principles, values and practices that reduce inequities in health care access and health outcomes and improve population health status.

M.Sc. Chemistry

Designed for students with a chemistry-rich background, the Chemistry course at Flinders University builds on your existing chemistry knowledge with research and professional skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories to solve complex problems. 

Master Extended Master - Doctor of Medicine

Flinders University offers graduate entry to the Extended Master - Doctor of Medicine in Adelaide and the Northern Territory, providing an alternative to the traditional pathway from secondary school to an undergraduate medical course. 

Postgraduate Certificate Occupational Health and Safety

Provides an introduction to the field of occupational health and safety management. The course has been developed to equip students with the basic skills to function effectively in occupational health and safety roles.

Master Palliative Care in Aged Care

The courses in Palliative Care in Aged Care at Flinders University have been developed to provide practitioners from backgrounds in gerontology, aged care or palliative care with education in the specialty area of palliative care in aged care.

Master Neuroscience

The Australian National University Master of Neuroscience is an intensive program of graduate coursework providing a pathway for science graduates to acquire new skills, or to extend and renew their understanding of neuroscience principles.

MHealth Health (Rural and Remote : Incorporating Scheduled Medicines)

The University of Southern Queensland Master of Health (Rural and Remote : Incorporating Scheduled Medicines) program has been developed for registered nurses wishing to further their knowledge and advance their nursing skills in the area of rural and isolated practice. Options for other health professionals who wish to extend their expertise in this area are currently at planning stage.

Health and Community
M.Sc. Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive medicine is an expanding field. It is at the forefront of emerging medico-scientific technology offering hope to many needy couples, and career opportunities to those with demonstrable skills and knowledge. 

Faculty of Medicine
Master Family Medicine

This new Master of Advanced Health Care Practice provides health professionals with the opportunity to take the next step in expanding their careers.

M.Phil. Medical Imaging Science

Master Degrees (Research) prepare students to apply advanced knowledge for research, scholarship and further learning corresponding to AQF level 9 qualifications. Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks and other essential study materials.

MWoundCare Wound Care

This flexible course allows study towards a Graduate Certificate, a Graduate Diploma or a full Master of Wound Care. For administrative purposes, all students enrol in the master’s program, but can exit early with a graduate certificate or graduate diploma.

Rehabilitation Speech Pathology

By studying the Master of Rehabilitation at James Cook University (JCU) you'll gain knowledge and professional experience that will help you upskill and update your clinical practice. This Master’s degree offers you the opportunity to select from majors in four areas - a General Major in Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology. JCU also offers a wide selection of subjects, several of which address tropical, Indigenous, rural and remote practice.

M.Phil. Clinical Science

The Master of Philosophy (Clinical Science) is conducted over two years of full time study or the equivalent in half-time candidature. The key aim of the program is to train students in research methodology and techniques and to engage them in the critical evaluation of literature and results in their field of research at an advanced level.

Master Surgical Science

The Master of Surgical Science is designed to provide a professional qualification for those wanting to enhance their research and scientific skills and who are embarking on a career in surgery. Students will gain a sound basis in understanding the process of project design, grant getting, ethics application and statistics, all delivered by experienced research supervisors.

Postgraduate Diploma Special Education

The aim of the Graduate Diploma of Special Education is to provide a coherent program of study and professional experience to prepare students for the advanced professional duties of a qualified special educator working in either inclusive or specialised settings.

Master Medical Science

If you're a professional working in the medical or clinical sciences and you're aiming to make even more impact in your world through cutting-edge research or science leadership, this James Cook University (JCU) Master’s degree equips you with knowledge and skills that will help you achieve your goal.