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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Master of Philosophy (Health Sciences)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Philosophy (Health Science and Medicine) provides an opportunity for students to pursue independent research in areas including medical science, clinical medicine, clinical behavioural science, public health and medical education.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
1354
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Master of Philosophy (Health Science and Medicine) provides an opportunity for students to pursue independent research in areas including medical science, clinical medicine, clinical behavioural science, public health and medical education. It comprises 24 credit points of coursework and a 72-credit points thesis. Academic units may award advanced standing for the coursework component and will determine the appropriate entry point.

We encourage you to identify potential supervisors who match your area of research interest by visiting the UOW Scholars website. We also advise you make contact with a potential supervisor to discuss your project prior to applying for admission.

Disciplinary areas available include Biomedical Science; Dementia; Exercise Science; Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies; Health Management; Health Sciences; Indigenous Health; Medical Science; Mental Health; Nursing; Nutrition and Dietetics; and Rehabilitation.

For information regarding the University's research activity, research strengths and scholarships, visit UOW's Graduate Research School website.

Entry requirements

Honours degree with 2nd class Division 2 or higher, coursework Masters with WAM 60+ or GPA of 2.8 out of 4.
Candidates with a Coursework Masters degree or a 4-year Bachelor Honours degree in the same discipline may be granted up to 24 credit points of advanced standing for the coursework component of the Master of Philosophy.
Special Admission Requirements
All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should:

    Level of Study
    Bachelor

    Study locations

    Wollongong

    Course structure

    Graduate outcomes

    Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
    90.2%
    Overall satisfaction
    87.7%
    Skill scale
    83.6%
    Teaching scale
    83.9%
    Employed full-time
    $90k
    Average salary