Murdoch Children's Research Institute hosts Masters research projects in laboratory, clinical and public health research groups.

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Across the Melbourne Children's Campus, the Institute in partnership with the University of Melbourne and the Royal Children's Hospital a number of programs.

Honours and Masters in 2023

Join us for a webinar to learn about what it is like to spend your Honours or Masters year at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, and the opportunities it can afford you. Virtual information session Tuesday 30th August 2022 at 5:00 pm.

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Masters Programs

Master of Biomedical Science

The Master of Biomedical Science is a two-year full-time (four-year part-time) coursework program offered through the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne. Students complete 200 points, comprised of 75 points for coursework and 125 points for research, with increasing time spent on research in the latter half. This program offers graduates a pathway into research or other bioscience-based careers, and/or PhD studies. 

For more information about the program structure and enrolment requirements, please visit the University of Melbourne website

Biomedical Science Coordinator
Dr Belinda McClaren
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 (3) 8341 6415

Master of Adolescent Health & Wellbeing

Australia’s only postgraduate course in adolescent health is run via online education from the Centre for Adolescent Health at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The Royal Children’s Hospital.

Accredited through the University of Melbourne, this program offers a Graduate Certificate qualification, a Graduate Diploma and a Master of Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. This program takes students from foundation subjects, through specialisation and finally into research.

Students explore the developmental, psychological, social and environmental issues that have an impact on adolescent health. A Master/Graduate Diploma of Adolescent Health and Wellbeing qualification ensures graduates are well-equipped to deal with and help improve life outcomes for young people, their families and the community.

Masters students learn about the evidence base for effective programs and practice in the areas where young people live, learn and socialise and in the healthcare sector where young people seek support.

Of all the age groups in Australia, young people are the only population group whose health has not improved over the past three decades. The Centre for Adolescent Health recognises that a key way to improve young people’s health and wellbeing is to enhance the capabilities of practitioners who work with young people.

For more information about the program structure and requirements, please visit the University of Melbourne

Adolescent Health & Wellbeing Coordinator
Ani Wierenga
Email: [email protected]

Contact us

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