Study the internationally recognised Masters of Science by Research degree
The upcoming semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they're on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond's exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.
The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) is an internationally recognised research degree, enabling you to undertake supervised research studies in one or more of the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine's research areas and groups.
Bond University research students have access to the specialist expertise of our internationally published academics as well as state-of-the-art facilities.
Take your research knowledge to the next level
The Masters of Science by Research (Health Sciences) degree provides students with the research expertise for their next step including a career in the University, relevant industry or research sectors. Graduates may also wish to continue their studies with the Doctor of Philosophy.
- Complete your Masters in two years
- Choose from a number of Health Sciences & Medicine research areas
- Taught by internationally renowned and published academics
About the program
The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) enables you to undertake supervised research studies in one or more of the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine's research areas and groups. It is an internationally recognised research degree and is a pathway to PhD studies. Show more
The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) enables you to undertake supervised research studies in one or more of the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine's research areas and groups. It is an internationally recognised research degree and is a pathway to PhD studies. Potential areas for research opportunity include: Anatomy Evidence-Based Practice Nutrition & Dietetics Genetics Health Professions Education Immunology Indigenous Health Medical Ethics Medical Research Neuroscience Physiology/Pharmacology Physiotherapy Public Health Sports and Exercise Science Sports Management Stem Cells Urology Bond University research students have access to the specialist expertise of our internationally published academics as well as state-of-the-art facilities. Show less
|Mode||On Campus and Remote|
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.
|Duration||6 semesters (2 years)|
|Program type||Master Research|
|Study area||Health Sciences, Medicine, Sport|
|Credit for prior study||For more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]|
The below fees are based on an annual fee over a three-semester academic calendar.
Annual program fee:
- Students commencing study in 2021: $39,760* annually
- Students commencing study in 2022: $40,160* annually
International students may apply for a partial fee waiver. If approved, this fee waiver is valid for a maximum period of two years for full-time study.
* The fees listed are average costs displayed to provide an indicative program cost only, they may differ to the indicative fee included in the Bond University offer letter due to differences in individual and exact study schedules.
Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.
Academic entry requirements
The minimum requirements for this program is a University Bachelor's degree with Honours in a relevant discipline, with evidence of the ability to conduct supervised research; or a qualification or combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the Faculty Research Committee.
English language proficiency requirements
Applicants whose previous study was not completed in one of the countries listed where English is considered a first language, must provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.
How to apply
Applicants must submit an Expression of Interest as to why they wish to undertake a research degree and the area of research.
The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) provides you with research expertise for careers in the university, industry, or research sectors.
Graduates of the Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences), may seek employment (depending on their area of research) including but not limited to the following roles:
- Clinical Trial Coordinator
- Data Scientist
- Data Analyst
- Project Manager
- University Academic
- Medical Researcher
- Clinical Scientist
- Health Professional
- Biomedical Scientist
- Clinical Trial Coordinator
- Food Technologist
- Medicinal Chemist
- Rehabilitation Specialist
- Public Health Officer
- Community Health Officer
- Informatics Analyst
- Data Scientist / Statistician
- Project Manager
- Policy Advisor
- Health Promotion
- Scientific Writer
The Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences) graduates may wish to continue their studies with a Doctor of Philosophy (Health Sciences & Medicine) program.
According to the annual Employer Satisfaction Survey published by the Australian Government Department of Education, employer satisfaction with Bond graduates has been rated highest in Australia for three years in a row.
We believe this is due to Bond’s uniquely personalised approach to teaching, combined with the application of case-based learning that encourages the development of increased analytical reasoning, critical thinking, and a range of broader employability skills.
Before seeking to apply, prospective Masters by Research and PhD students must seek contact with a potential supervisor. Applications will only be considered for enrolment where a supervisor is available. The proposed research must fit within the Faculty’s strategic research plan and within an area of Faculty expertise.
Once a potential supervisor has been sourced, the following information is required in order for applications to be assessed:
- A detailed thesis proposal.
- University academic transcripts for all studies to date (undergraduate and postgraduate). If not already in English, these documents must be translated and certified by the translating body.
- University grading scale if applicable – the grading scale may be found on the reverse of the university academic transcript.
- A Certificate of Completion (Degree/Diploma) is required if the transcript does not indicate that the degree has been awarded/conferred. Both certified translated and untranslated copies of both transcripts and Certificate of Completion should be provided.
- A resume detailing previous work and study history.
- Two written references which should cover the candidate’s abilities, key personal attributes and capabilities (a minimum of one external reference excluding Bond University will be required).
- International students previously instructed in a language other than English are required to provide certified translated and untranslated copies of both transcripts and Certificate of Completion.
- Applicants whose previous study was not completed in one of the countries listed where English is considered a first language, must provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. For details please visit: English Language Proficiency Requirements
- A budget proposal for all research supplies. A budget template is available by emailing [email protected]
For any enquiries, please email: [email protected]