Master of Science (Interdisciplinary Studies) by Research




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This research-based degree is designed for graduates of a relevant degree, and comprises of coursework followed by a research component.
The interdisciplinary approach of the program recognises that solutions to problems often rely on knowledge gained across traditional disciplines. In the selection of fields of research, students are encouraged to examine the broad perspective within which the problem lies and to adopt problem-solving techniques applicable across disciplines.
Related careers
Research Associate, Scientist, Science Communicator, Technologist, Computing, Information Science, Security Science, Intelligence, Biology, Environmental Science.


Which department am I in? School of Science

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed a Bachelor degree; or Equivalent prior learning including at least five years relevant professional experience. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree in Science, with equivalents considered, and students are required to consult with the Course Coordinator before applying.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS: 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0)
TOEFL iBT: 84 (with no score below 17)
Pearson Test of English (PTE): 64 with no score less than 58
OET: A minimum score of B in each of the four components (listening, reading, speaking and writing).

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Fleming College
St. Lawrence College
Durham College
Georgian College

Full Time (2 years)

CAD$15,948.00 (US$ 12,629) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, JOONDALUP, Western Australia, 6027, PERTH, Australia