Master of Clinical Science
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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Clinician and biomedical scientists will acquire the research training skills to progress to PhD enrolment and careers in academia.
Biomedical scientists undertaking this course will develop enhanced research skills as graduates working in biomedical or clinical research groups or may progress to PhD candidature or postgraduate professional degrees.
Fees and scholarships
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Domestic Student Fees
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below
(a) a bachelor's degree in a relevant clinical or biomedical discipline, or a relevant clinical professional postgraduate degree, or equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation;
(c) the equivalent of a UWA course weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent.
Ranking and Selection Process
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.
Minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.0.
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About the course
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Part-time only
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Science
Student have the option to specialise in one of the following:
- Clinical Research
- Surgical Research
- Child Health Research
- Emergency Medicine Research
- Clinical Science Training
What you'll learn
Graduates will have expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills in research to independently:
- critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories,
- research and apply established theories to a body of knowledge or health practice, and
- interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Why study this course?
- Gain a greater understanding of research processes through incorporating research findings into evidence-based clinical practice
- Students have the opportunity to further advance their research skills through projects or workshops and develop knowledge of the most current techniques within the research specialities of their choice
- UWA is ranked 32nd in the world for clinical medicine (ARWU 2022)