Master of Medical Research (Specialisation) (M7V)

Overview  2020

ATAR

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Duration

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Minimum 2 Years, up to a maximum of 5 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

ATAR

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Guaranteed Entry ATAR

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Duration

Minimum 2 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
The Master of Medical Research is a 2 year (4 semester) research-focused course offered in Hobart. It is designed to equip students with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance career opportunities within medical research industries, academic medical research or medical research regulatory organisations.

Graduates will have gained technical knowledge and skills applicable to medical research, and developed advanced skills in written and verbal scientific communication. Graduates will have advanced problem-solving skills and will have an understanding of the global, social and ethical context of medical research.

This course offers an exit point of a Graduate Diploma of Medical Research after 1 year of full-time study.

Career outcomes

There are many career pathways available for students completing a postgraduate degree in this field which include: designing and conducting experiments, critically evaluating research outcomes, analysing and interpreting complex scientific data and the development and understanding of research problems. You may also have the opportunity to conduct research which is significant on a global level.

Course structure

Year One

This unit will provide basic training to obtain fundamental laboratory skills (including cell culture techniques) in the field of pharmaceutical and biomedical science essential to successfully complete the required research project. The purpose of this unit is to introduce the…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide basic training to obtain fundamental laboratory and separation science skills in the field of pharmaceutical and biomedical science essential to successfully complete the required research project. The purpose of this unit is to introduce the basic…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The unit will explain how rigour, transparency and reproducibility of experimentation is fundamental to data generation, which underpins everything we do as researchers. Generating, collecting, curating, analysing and interpreting data to create new knowledge defines the research process. This unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to scientific communication in varying contexts while highlighting the need to use evidence-based information from best practice research. The many styles and technologies used in contemporary science communication will be explored, with investigation of concepts embedded…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

     

Year Two

Credit Points: 50

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 50

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree

A minimum of a science-based Bachelor’s degree of the University of Tasmania or of another University or tertiary Institute that is deemed equivalent.

Where an undergraduate degree has been recently obtained, a minimum average grade of 60% (credit) in the final 2 years would be required. Applicants below a credit average will be considered based on a combination of academic record and relevant experience after graduation.

Articulations

Articulation from Bachelor of Medical Research with Applied Honours:

BMedResApplHons students will be eligible for entry to the MMedRes(spec) with advanced standing granted for up to four units (50 credit points) completed in the Applied Honours.

Articulation to / from Graduate Diploma of Medical Research (Specialisation):

The GradDipMedRes (spec) provides an exit award for the MMedRes(spec), for students who have completed Year 1 of the course but have not achieved a 70% average. Students who have completed the GradDipMedRes (spec) with a 70% average will be eligible for entry to the MMedRes(spec) with advanced standing granted for Year 1 (100 credit points) of the MMedRes(spec).

IELTS

International students must also have IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units they enrol in. In 2020, this fee is $46.20 per unit (of 12.5 credit points). In 2020, the maximum charge for full time students is $308.

Domestic students enrolled in certain postgraduate coursework programs may not be eligible for student payments through Youth Allowance and Austudy. Visit the Department of Social Services website to find out more about eligibility for Centrelink support and the list of eligible courses

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $67,294 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $33,068 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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