Health and Science Research - M5021

Health and Science Research

Graduate diploma

This course consists of a combination of coursework and research in health and science disciplines for students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree.

You will further advance your knowledge in your chosen discipline area. You will also undertake research methodology training and carry out an independent research project in your selected discipline, working closely with a supervisor who will provide you with guidance and academic counselling. The course offers a pathway to higher-degree research.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
Duration
  • 1 year (full time)
Start date Semester one (February), Semester two (July)
Qualification Graduate Diploma of Health and Science Research
Course Handbook

This course offers a pathway to higher-level research in health and science disciplines for students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree but do not have a research component in order to progress. Students study a sequence of units most appropriate to their proposed higher degree by research field in a health or science discipline.

Please select a specialisation for more details:

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

This course consists of a combination of coursework and research in health and science disciplines for students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree. You will further advance your knowledge in your chosen discipline area. You will also undertake research methodology training and carry out an independent research project in your selected discipline, working closely with a supervisor who will provide you with individual guidance and academic counselling.

Minimum Entry Requirements (International students)

Qualifications

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with at least a distinction (70%) average, as well as distinction (70%) average in at least 24 points of units at level 3 or above in the discipline.

English entry requirements

Level A
IELTS: 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0) TOEFL Paper-based test: 550 with a TWE of 4.5 TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18 Equivalent approved English test

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M5021

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code M5021

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$40,300

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 094681C