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Graduate research in science

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We're known for cutting-edge research across a range of science disciplines.

As a science graduate researcher, you’ll work alongside our world-renowned research groups, use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, and soak up all the professional development opportunities and international connections that come with studying at one of the most comprehensive faculties of science in the world.

Explore areas including soil and plant health, animal health, animal production and welfare, food sciences and agribusiness. 4 years full time / 8 years part time. On campus (Parkville).

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Join a respected and world-renowned research group in one of our Schools, with opportunities for cross-disciplinary training. 4 years full time / 8 years part time. On campus (Parkville).

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Explore veterinary biosciences, animal health and welfare, and infectious diseases – including public health and biosecurity. 4 years full time / 8 years part time. On campus (Parkville).

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If you aren’t ready to commit to a PhD, an MPhil is the ideal introduction to university-based research. Possible PhD pathway. 4 years full time / 8 years part time. On campus (Parkville).

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If you aren’t ready to commit to a PhD, an MPhil is the ideal introduction to university-based research. Possible PhD pathway. 4 years full time / 8 years part time. On campus (Parkville).

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If you aren’t ready to commit to a PhD, an MPhil is the ideal introduction to university-based research. Possible PhD pathway.

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Keen to work in industry-based research, maybe in developing new pharmaceuticals or engineering new-gen materials? Start here.

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A graduate research degree that can be undertaken in any of our veterinary science research areas. Possible pathway to a PhD.

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A clinically-focused degree offered with the Master of Veterinary Studies as part of the Clinical Residency Training Program.

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Why study with us?

  • Dive into an area you’re passionate about, alongside inspiring peers and expert researchers in your field
  • Flexible and supportive environment, with special benefits and dedicated facilities for graduate research students
  • Prepare for a future in research or industry with specialist skills and networks you’ll draw on for years to come

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.