Master of Science (Laboratory and Clinical Science)

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail



Intake Time


Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

Develop your research skills and contribute to new developments in laboratory and clinical sciences. The School of Health and Biomedical Sciences conducts research in the area of ageing and chronic disease. Experienced researchers will supervise your work in the areas of: cognitive and sensory disorders diabetes, fatty liver disease and obesity: nutritional factors and drug discovery early-life determinants of chronic metabolic disorders musculoskeletal function and pain respiratory and sleep disorders. The research methodologies available to students include: use of laboratory disease models and evaluations biochemical assays, molecular biology techniques and signalling pathway investigations discovery of clinical biomarkers and new therapies for chronic disease. You will undertake clinical or experimental research in one of these fields with an individual supervisor overseeing your development and progress. 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.


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