Master of Science (Complementary Medicine)

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time


Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

Develop your research skills and contribute to new developments in allied and complementary health therapies. Under expert supervision, you will develop your skills and join researchers already active in traditional and complementary medicine. Emphasis will be on research into evidence-based healthcare and clarifying how these therapies may work. The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the area of ageing and chronic disease, including: metabolic diseases: obesity, type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease respiratory and sleep disorders neurodegenerative and musculoskeletal diseases and pain management drug discovery from traditional medicine physical therapies public health and health service research. Research is undertaken in a strongly multi-disciplinary environment that brings clinical and basic researchers together to undertake novel research at the boundaries between disciplines. In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia assessment, complementary and alternative medicine at RMIT was ranked as world class.


Average Score

at least 60%


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking