Master of Philosophy (Health Sciences)

2 years (part-time study options available)
Parkville/Shepparton campus
Available to Domestic and International students
Flexible entry

The MPhil degree is designed for students to develop advanced skills in carrying out independent and sustained research. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing research in the field. The School comprises the following departments: Audiology and Speech Pathology, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Optometry and Vision Sciences. Research projects are available in all departments and are grouped under broad research themes: cancer survivorship, child health and wellbeing, immunology and inflammation, practice and service improvement, recovery and rehabilitation across the lifespan, sensory neuroscience.

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RTP only. Australian fee-paying places not available.

This course is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are exempt from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master’s degree. More details on RTP and other fees you may need to pay.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more