Master of Biomedical Science

    • CRICOS Code: 079405D

    Course overview

    • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


    The Master of Biomedical Science at the University of Melbourne is a coursework master’s degree incorporating a substantial research project.

    This program is an alternative to the Honours to PhD pathway. Students undertake a major research project and discipline-specific coursework subjects. In addition, a suite of professional business and communication subjects are offered to complement and enhance the research undertaken and to progress students’ career opportunities.

    The Master of Biomedical Science offers graduates a pathway into a research, other science-based careers or PhD studies.

    The objectives of this course are to provide students with skills in:

    • Conducting research in biomedical and health science
    • Designing experiments
    • Managing a research projects
    • Preparing and giving an oral and written presentation of the results
    • Expressing intellectual, scientific arguments; and
    • Assimilating and critically evaluating existing knowledge within a scientific paradigm

    Course description

    The Master of Biomedical Science offers graduates a pathway into a research or other science-based career, or PhD studies.

    Note: This is a course has replaced the Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Sciences) degree. All applications should be submitted under the new MC-BMEDSC course code.