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Master of Applied Science

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Award granted Master of Applied Science
Campus

Offered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Next available intake

Applications will be considered at any time.

LevelHigher Degree Research
CRICOS course code075374E
IELTS Requirement

Overall IELTS score of 7.0, with no band less than 6.5. More information is available at www.ielts.org

Deakin course code H860
Faculty contactsDeakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
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Course overview

The Master of Applied Science involves research into the molecular basis of health and disease. Research areas are broad, ranging from basic gene discovery and molecular analysis through functional genomics and pre-clinical development, to the testing of new therapeutics, underpinned by powerful and relevant experimental platforms. Key areas of research strength are: immunity, infectious diseases, developmental biology, molecular physiology, musculoskeletal biology, haematology, cancer, metabolic disease, structural biology and nanomedicine.

 

PhD research is also available with the School of Medicine in the areas of rural and regional general practice; health and wellbeing, health service evaluation, public health and chronic disease management.

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Research information

The Faculty of Health provides a range of higher degree by research programs at masters and doctorate level, including professional doctorates in the discipline of psychology.

 

To review the research areas available for postgraduate degree by research (Masters and PhD), click here.

 

The Faculty has affiliation with six of the University Strategic Research Centres, which work with national and international partners in health communities, business, industry and government to bring about evidence-based practical, equitable health outcomes globally, nationally and in local communities. The Centres are engaged in research programs related to patient care, patient safety, health services, mental health, psychiatric disorders, molecular medicine, immunology, neurosciences, public health research and evaluation, population health, human nutrition, physical activity and health, and social determinants of health and wellbeing.

 

To review details of the Strategic Research Centres, click here.

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Entry requirements - general

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard or a research masters degree. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered, and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree or coursework masters; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience. For more information please visit the Research Services Division - Higher Degrees by Research page.

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How to apply

Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.

 

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