La Trobe University

Master of Science

Overview

Start dates
Anytime 2018
Duration
2 years
Annual tuition fee (A$)
36 400

Areas of study include: biochemistry, botany, chemistry, computer science and computer engineering, electronics, environmental management and ecology (Albury-Wodonga only), environmental science, genetics, mathematics, microbiology, physics, psychology, statistical science and zoology.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirement

You must have an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or an approved equivalent. If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may still be considered in some instances.

English language requirement

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.

Career outcomes

Research assistant; science teacher (with suitable educational qualifications); representative for scientific and equipment supplies companies; junior university lecturer; laboratory or field scientist; others (depending on specialist area).

Professional recognition

Depending on the area of research, graduates of the Master of Science may apply for membership with relevant professional bodies. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

RED Team

Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.

Mentoring

We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.

Industry internships

We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.

Our researchers

A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.

Fees and scholarships

Annual tuition fee (A$)

36 400

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help.

You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

Additional information

Environmental management and ecology is offered at the Albury-Wodonga Campus, pharmacy is offered at the Bendigo Campus. All other major areas of study are offered at the Melbourne Campus.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses.

CRICOS code: 071897K