Masters & PhD opportunities

Students from our health professional programs learning in UNSW Medicine & Health’s facilities

Enrolling in a postgraduate course at the School of Health Sciences places you alongside leading researchers at the forefront of modern health care. You’ll develop the skills to identify research questions, drive health innovation and ultimately improve the lives of others.

New health professional programs

We are shaping the future of health with our new suite of degrees in:

  • pharmacy

  • physiotherapy

  • exercise science

  • exercise physiology

  • dietetics & food innovation.

In early 2023, we’ll launch a new and unique primary and allied health program offering extensive practical and interdisciplinary training to prepare students for their future careers. As a result, students graduate with a bachelor and master's degree, giving them a competitive edge in the workforce.

Ken Leanfore

Master of Science by Research

A Master of Science by Research is your opportunity to contribute new knowledge within your chosen scientific discipline. You'll use research skills and methodologies to demonstrate your original scientific insights over two years (full time). Part time options are also available.
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Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy candidates undertake an original and critical research project that makes a significant contribution to existing knowledge of relevance nationally and internationally. Candidates carry out their research under the supervision of some of Australia’s leading researchers.
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Postgraduate research scholarships

UNSW Medicine & Health offers various graduate research scholarships to domestic and international postgraduate research candidates. Some scholarship schemes also offer additional funding for career development and internship opportunities with our leading industry partners.

Our postgraduate research team of experienced academic staff can offer advice and guidance on our postgraduate courses and research. If you have any queries about your program or studying with us, we'd love to hear from you.