Master of Laboratory Medicine

RMIT University

Program Description

Master of Laboratory Medicine

RMIT University

Master of Laboratory Medicine

You'll do advanced laboratory medicine training and education and apply diagnostic procedures in a clinical pathology laboratory.

On completion, you'll have high-level skills in analysis and knowledge integration relevant to your area of specialisation.

This coursework program suits graduates from general science or biomedical science degrees with a biological science focus.

Learning and teaching

RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English. You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.

Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.

Program structure

The Master consists of 192 credit points. This incorporates the Graduate Diploma (96 credit points).

Program entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in science or applied science with major studies in either biological sciences, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, pathology, or an approved alternative area.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
  • Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
  • Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 6, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Victoria
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