As a Master of Health Sciences (Research) candidate you will undertake supervised research with the aim of completing a major thesis that demonstrates mastery of inquiry in a field of a health-related discipline or profession.
This program is suited to applicants who:
- are interested in a career in research
- have a genuine passion for research of a particular field
- have a naturally inquiring mind and a desire to know more
- are interested in undertaking a PhD program in the future
- wish to gain an internationally recognised qualification
- want to enhance their research education and/or employment opportunities.
Students completing a Master of Health Sciences (Research) can work with supervisors who are experts in a diverse range of areas. Our supervisors' specialities include, but are not limited to:
- Psychology (e.g. social, clinical, forensic, developmental, educational)
- Neuroscience (e.g. cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, neuromarketing, psychopharmacology, neurodegenerative disease, neurodevelopmental disorders)
- Health Sciences (e.g. digital health, health promotion, disabilities, chronic diseases, cardiovascular risks, physiology, sports and exercise science, sensory systems)
- Data Sciences (e.g. health analytics, biostatistics, epidemiology, statistics)
- Health Professions (e.g. dietetics, nursing)
Students interested in interdisciplinary studies are also welcome to apply.
Find out more about research areas and expertise in the School of Health Sciences