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.