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|Award granted||Master of Medical Science|
|Campus||This course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode|
|Length||1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
|Indicative annual fee 2014||No fees defined|
|Level||Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)|
Health - Student and Academic Services
IELTS score of 6.5 (no band under 6) if undergraduate degree not completed in English
|Deakin course code||H701|
The Master of Medical Science will provide students who have existing qualifications in medical science appropriate professional development to underpin career advancement to senior scientist positions or help the transition into a research environment. Graduates will develop skills to deal with complex issues systematically, and attain qualities and transferable skills at an advanced professional level to advance their future knowledge in qualitative and quantitative areas of medical science and research.
Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.
Please be aware:
Graduates of the Master of Medical Science will be equipped with the necessary higher level skills, including management and research, to promote the professional development required for career advancement to senior scientist positions or transitioning into a research environment.
The course consists of 12 credit points, all of which are core units, with the final four credit points being the two Medical Sciences Research units.
|HMM701||Principles of Medical Science|
|HMM704||Advances in Medical Science|
|HSH701||Principles and Practice of Public Health|
|HSH702||Contemporary Health Issues and Policies|
|SLE720||Risk Assessment and Control|
|HMM705||Medical Sciences Research Project A (2 credit points)|
|HMM706||Medical Sciences Research Project B (2 credit points)|
Applicants must hold a Bachelor level qualification from a recognised Australian or overseas university in a relevant area of medical sciences, typically with experience and current employment as a medical scientist or similar. Reports from two professional refereees are required.
Prospective students in related disciplines or with no prior experience in medical science will be considered on a case by case basis.
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin. You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.
Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.
Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.