Course details

CRICOS course code: 056171G

Level of study: Masters Degrees

Summary

Further your skills in medical science delve into the world of laboratory medicine. Pursue a career in the fascinating field of diagnostity pathology or medical research with the Master of Laboratory Medicine. As a student in this degree, you will build the necessary knowledge to perform and oversee a range of diagnostic procedures in a clinical pathology laboratory. You'll also hone your skills in problem solving and critical thinking.

What you will study

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams. On graduation, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.

You’ll specialise in two clinical pathology discipline streams from the following options:

anatomical pathology
clinical biochemistry
haematology
medical microbiology
transfusion and transplantation science

On graduation, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.

Career

Medical scientists work in:

hospital laboratories
private pathology laboratories
state health laboratories
universities
as technical support specialists in commercial companies

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
43,200 Per Year 27 Feb 2023
17 Jul 2023
2 years
Full time
Bundoora Campus
289 McKimmie Road
Melbourne Victoria 3083
Australia

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed:

An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a cognate discipline (Laboratory Medicine, Biomedical or Biological Sciences, or Medicine) with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (out of 4.0);

or

An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a cognate discipline (Laboratory Medicine, Biomedical or Biological Sciences, or Medicine) with at least 5 years’ work experience in diagnostic pathology laboratory.

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
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