Master of Scientific Studies

Master of Scientific Studies

Master degree
24 months
Processing time: 20 days
Intakes: March, July
International tuition: A$31,500
Domestic tuition: A$9,359

Program overview

The degree involves advanced level course work study and students must complete one of the following majors: Biochemistry; Biodiversity Science; Biomedical Science; Chemistry; Genetics; Mathematics; Medicinal Chemistry; Quantitative Ecology or Zoology. Students also complete either a thesis embodying the results of a research project or two mini-research projects. The research is completed under the supervision of a member of academic staff in an area relevant to the Major being completed.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
A candidate shall: (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline at the level of Credit (GPA 5) or above; or (b) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours in a relevant discipline* at the level of Credit (GPA 5) or above. IELTS: minimum score of 6.0, with no subscore less than 5.5 or Internet-based (IBT) TOEFL: a score of 79 (writing 22) or Pearson Test of English (Academic): an overall score of 57 with no score less than 50

Career opportunities

Graduates are also qualified for employment in research organisations such as CSIRO and ANSTO, universities, environmental protection agencies and scientific research laboratories.

Campus location

Armidale , Australia

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