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MR-HLTHSC1

Master of Philosophy (Health Science)

Master by research

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  • Qualification
    Master of Philosophy (Health Science)
  • Duration
    2 years full-time
  • CRICOS
    107675A
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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2022

Research Term 2

On campus

2023

Research Term 1

On campus

Research Term 2

On campus

2024

Research Term 1

On campus

Research Term 2

On campus

2025

Research Term 1

On campus

Research Term 2

On campus

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Outline

If COVID-19 restrictions apply, we may need to make changes to units and/or delivery modes.

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Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

This research degree encompasses the disciplines of Biomedical Sciences, Exercise, Sport and Rehabilitation Science, Clinical Sciences, Medical Radiation Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Psychology and Behavioural Science.

Why research at Curtin

Curtin is widely recognised for applied research firmly focused on solving real-world problems. Underpinning our research endeavours are strong partnerships with industry, business and government, which result in outcomes that greatly benefit the broader community locally, nationally and globally. Our international reputation for being a strong partner in industry-driven research ensures our graduates enjoy outstanding opportunities to become innovators in their fields.

What you'll learn

  • demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on that knowledge and its application
  • investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
  • generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
  • design, use and evaluate research and research methods
  • present a coherent and sustained argument and to disseminate research concepts, plans and results to the general community, peers and the national and international research community
  • design, evaluate implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes an original contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

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Curtin Connect: 1300 222 888

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Fees & charges

Under the Research Training Program (RTP), Australian and New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents undertaking higher degrees by research may be granted an Australian Government RTP Fee Offset Scholarship to assist with tuition fee liability.

You may be eligible for a scholarship or industry assistance (sponsorship) may be available from external organisations under special conditions.

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2022

Research Term 2
  • On campus

2023

Research Term 1
  • On campus
Research Term 2
  • On campus

2024

Research Term 1
  • On campus
Research Term 2
  • On campus

2025

Research Term 1
  • On campus
Research Term 2
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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  • Curtin course code: MR-HLTHSC1
  • CRICOS code: 107675A
  • Last updated on: 27/09/2022