Master of Clinical Pathology
The University of Western Australia (M355), 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009
131 UWA (131 892)
(+61 8) 6488 1000
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(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of 65 per cent in the Level 3 units of a relevant major.
Ranking and Selection Process
(a) the Grade Point Average of the last year of study;
(b) the intake quota for the year
English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
This course has higher ELC requirements. Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5 and no band less than 6.5
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About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1
- The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
- Semester 1, 2023
- Monday 1 August 2022
- Monday 31 October 2022
Refer to Admissions Requirements for information on eligibility criteria and how to apply.
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
The Master of Clinical Pathology (MCP) is fully accredited by the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS). AIMS is the peak professional body representing medical scientists in Australia in all disciplines of medical laboratory science. Accreditation by AIMS is a requirement for employment as a Medical Laboratory Scientist in most laboratories in Australia. The UWA MCP program is one of only three postgraduate programs accredited by AIMS in Australasia, the first at a Go8 university, and the only one with an accredited research stream.