Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program offers numerous research opportunities in health sciences. Areas of research expertise include: health systems policy and management; mother and child health; sex, health and society; human communication sciences; musculoskeletal research; nursing and midwifery; rehabilitation and injury prevention; physiotherapy; occupational therapy; orthoptics; podiatry; prosthetics and orthotics; dietetics and human nutrition.
Graduates who wish to pursue research within the health sciences
The course includes four online coursework subjects, which provide training in foundation research skills. These may be waived for students who have completed an Honours degree or equivalent.
- Health sciences
Standard entry requirements
- Satisfactory completion of La Trobe University's combined Bachelor/Master's degree with a minimum weighted average of 70 per cent across graded subjects in years three and four (or equivalent part-time years)
- Or satisfactory completion of La Trobe University's graduate entry Master's degree with a minimum weighted average of 70 per cent across graded subjects
- Or Bachelor degree in health, or equivalent professional qualifications and experience with a demonstrated capacity to successfully complete higher degree research through evidence of one or more of the following research-related achievements: successful completion of research methods coursework
- Successful research grant applications
- Participation in a substantial research project
- Peer-reviewed publications
- Conference presentations
- Professional reports or clinical guidelines
- Product development
- Policy development or implementation
- And two academic referee reports.
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Semester starts anytime if the requirement for coursework is waived. Students who are required to undertake coursework must start in January.