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RMIT University

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Master of Laboratory Medicine

  • Masters (Coursework)

Specialise in clinical pathology. Study laboratory medicine.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
MC158, 056171G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$39,360 per year / $78,720 total

About this course

Qualify for a career in diagnostic pathology and medical research. This program suits graduates from biological science or biomedical science degrees.

You'll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams from the following options:

  • anatomical pathology
  • clinical biochemistry
  • haematology
  • medical microbiology
  • transfusion and transplantation science

On graduation, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.

Entry requirements

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline (laboratory medicine, biomedical or biological sciences or medicine) with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0 out of 4.0, and which includes studies of molecular biology or molecular pathology with a practical component at or above second year undergraduate level;

OR

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline (laboratory medicine, biomedical or biological sciences or medicine) which includes studies of molecular biology or molecular pathology with a practical component with at or above second year undergraduate level; and at least five years (full-time equivalent) of relevant work experience in diagnostic pathology.

Note: Applicants will be selected competitively based on undergraduate and/or postgraduate grades, combined with relevant work experience.

If you wish to have industry or employment experience assessed as part of meeting the entry requirements you will need to provide a detailed CV/resume listing previous positions, dates of employment and position responsibilities; a statement from your employer confirming these details (or contact details of employer so RMIT can seek confirmation); and evidence of any relevant professional development undertaken.

The normal intake for the program is semester 2 (July). Semester 1 commencement is only available to applicants who hold an undergraduate degree in Laboratory Medicine or; an undergraduate degree in Science or Biomedical Science with a third-year specialisation in Biochemistry or Microbiology.

Study locations

Bundoora