Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in health and biomedical sciences.
The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences is committed to an interdisciplinary, collegial approach to scientific investigation.
This approach brings together clinical and basic researchers who explore the boundaries between the disciplines. Findings inform clinical teaching and advance the treatment of patients.
Projects can involve more than 120 researchers including academic staff, postdoctoral fellows, research assistants, support staff, honours and postgraduate students. Research is undertaken at RMIT's Bundoora campus in the purpose-built biosciences facility. The building's shared spaces promote a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to science.
Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in:
The minimum requirements for admission to a PhD program are:
At RMIT a grade of distinction represents academic achievement of 70% or higher and a high distinction is 80% or higher.
If you are a current master by research candidate, you are able to apply for a transfer to a doctor of philosophy program through the process prescribed in the RMIT Higher Degree by Research policy and processes.
You will be able to pursue an academic career in a university or be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, scientific and industrial research laboratories.