Use your advanced research skills to contribute to new developments in laboratory and clinical sciences.
The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the area of ageing and chronic disease. Experienced researchers will supervise your work in the areas of:
The research methodologies available to students include:
You will undertake clinical or experimental research in one of these fields with an individual supervisor overseeing your development and progress.
Research is undertaken in a strongly multi-disciplinary environment that brings clinical and basic researchers together to undertake novel research at the boundaries between disciplines.
You may also have the opportunity to conduct research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai. For more information about this opportunity, contact Professor Jiming Ye.
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 and be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, scientific and industrial research laboratories.