Murdoch Children's Research Institute hosts Masters research projects in laboratory, clinical and public health research groups. 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.
Information about projects and dates for 2021 will be coming soon
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 coursework and 125 points research, with increasing time spent on research in the latter half. This program offers graduates a pathway into research or other bioscience based career, and/or PhD studies.
For Semester 1 (Feb) 2020, applications close 30 November.
For more information about the program structure and enrolling requirements, please visit the University of Melbourne website.
Biomedical Science Coordinator
Dr Belinda McClaren
+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 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 website.
Adolescent Health & Wellbeing Coordinator
Murdoch Children's Student Administration
Phone: +61 (3) 9345 4752