Master of Medicine/Master of Surgery




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Master of Medicine/Surgery is a postgraduate research degree designed to provide research training to members of the medical profession. It comprises both coursework and a substantial research component culminating in the submission of a thesis or a research dissertation.
The coursework comprises four compulsory research-related Units. The Units will provide opportunities for candidates to formulate substantial elements of their planned research, and to develop personal competencies in critical analysis and scholarly writing relevant to their profession. The structure of the degree is as follows:
Coursework component (1/3 of degree)
• Applied Clinical Research and Evaluation Methods
• Ethics for Clinical Practice and Research
• Developing a Research Proposal
• Scholarly Medical Writing and Publication
The completion of the coursework is facilitated by a flexible Unit delivery schedule through on-line tutorials, assignments, etc. which takes into consideration the fact that candidate may be in full-time clinical practice during their candidature
Research component (2/3 of degree)
Candidates undertake a research project under supervision and submit for examination either a thesis or research dissertation. The thesis will comprise an Abstract, Background and Literature Review, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. The Research Dissertation will be based on a manuscript accepted for publication. It will comprise an Abstract, a Literature Review, Methods, the accepted Manuscript, Conclusions and Future Directions of the research.


Which department am I in? School of Medicine

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants required having a completed bachelor is degree at superior standards. English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS (Academic) Overall result (Lowest Sub Score): (6.0 apart from writing which must be least 6.5); TOEFL (IB): 90; PTE (Academic): 61.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Applicants must
• Possess a medical degree from a recognised university.
• Demonstrate potential to undertake and complete a research based study, and to be currently engaged in clinical practice.
• Satisfy the Dean of the School of the ability to understand and communicate in both written and spoken English at a level adequate for the purpose of pursuing the program of study
English language requirement:
IELTS (Academic): 7.0 (7.0)

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from TAFE NSW

Full Time (1.5 years)

A$40,169.00 (US$ 31,420) per year

26 February 2018, 30 July 2018, 18 February 2019, 29 July 2019

The University of Notre Dame Australia Fremantle Campus, 32 Mouat Street, FREMANTLE, Western Australia, 6959, PERTH, Australia