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Master of Science
Master of Science

Master of Science

  • ID:USC610101
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Entry Requirement

  • To be eligible for admission to Master of Science candidature, applicants are normally required to hold a bachelors degree with at least Honours Class 2 Division II from a recognised higher education institution. Applicants who have completed a bachelors degree and have achieved by subsequent work and study a standard equivalent to at least Honours Class 2 Division II may also be considered.

  • Entry by non-graduates who have relevant governmental or industry experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • In exceptional cases applications may be considered on the basis of other evidence of general and professional qualifications as approved by the Research Degrees Committee. Refer also to the University’s English language requirements.

  • Admission is subject to availability of appropriate supervision and facilities.

English Requirement


  • Overall score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subtest


  • Paper-based — overall score of 575 with minimum essay score of 4
    Internet-based — overall score of 86 with minimum score of 21 for writing


  • Overall score of 58 with no subscore less than 54


  • Overall score of 177 or above with no less than 169 in each skill


  • Minimum 2 years full-time tertiary (university level) study where the language of instruction is English, successfully completed in the last 5 years in one of the of following countries:

  • Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States of America

  • Study completed in countries that don't appear in this list will be considered in a case by case basis.

Course Information

Upgrade your original training and develop new or existing areas of expertise. The practical focus of this higher degree by research is designed to increase your professional credibility in day-to-day dealings with clients and equip you for senior positions. Undertake a comprehensive review of research literature, learn advanced research techniques, and apply extensive analysis to a project in the workplace.

Research areas:
You can choose from five recognised research concentrations:

  • GeneCology Research Centre

  • Cluster for Health Improvement

  • Inflammation and Healing Research Cluster

  • Centre for Animal Health Innovation

  • Stormwater Research Group

You can also access opportunities with the Australian Institute of Fitness Research. If environmental issues are your specialty, consider collaborating with USC staff involved in a number of educational and research projects that focus on climate change adaptation. Research is a major focus in the School of Health and Sport Sciences.

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OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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